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Defiance

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Oakland, California
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1985
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Life, Death, Insanity, Humanity, Corruption
Last label:
Candlelight Records
Years active:
1985-1992, 1993-1995, 2005-2012
Not to be confused with:
  • Defiance, a heavy metal band from Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Defiance, a heavy metal/hard rock band from Pennsylvania
  • Defyance, formerly Defiance, a progressive metal band from Knoxville, Iowa

    From Left-to-Right: Mike Kaufmann, Jim Adams, Steve Esquivel, Mark Hernandez

    Defiance has broken up and reformed twice. They temporarily broke-up after the release of the Beyond
  • ...
    Last known
    Mike Kaufmann Bass (1985-1995, 2005-2012)
    See also: ex-Under, ex-Inner Threshold
    Jim Adams Guitars (1986-1995, 2005-2012)
    See also: Severed Fifth, ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Altar of the King, ex-Indica, ex-Attrition
    Shawn Bozarth Guitars (2009-2012)
    See also: In-Defilade, ex-Ulysses Siren
    Keven Gorski Vocals (2009-2012)
    See also: Kaos, Vicious Rumors (live), ex-Ulysses Siren
    Burton Ortega Drums (2010-2012)
    See also: Bomb and Scary, Kaos, ex-Forced Psychosis
    Past
    Matt Vander Ende Drums (1985-1993)
    See also: ex-Gack
    Doug Harrington Guitars (1985-1995, 2005-2006)
    (R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Under, ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Gallery of Suicide
    Brad Bowers Guitars (1985-1988)
    Mitch Mayes Vocals (1986-1988)
    See also: ex-Attrition
    Ken Elkington Vocals (1988-1989)
    See also: ex-Thrash Forward
    Steev Esquivel Vocals (1989-1990, 1991-1993, 2005-2009)
    See also: Skinlab, ex-Xzanthus, Dedvolt, Re:Ignition, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Laughing Dead
    Dave White Vocals (1992-1995)
    See also: Heathen, ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Laughing Dead
    Mike Benett Drums (1993)
    See also: ex-40 Grit
    Paul Palmer Drums (1993-1995)
    Brian Wenzel Guitars (1993)
    James "Flatline" Raymond Drums (2005-2006)
    See also: Vengince
    Mark Hernandez Drums (2006-2009)
    See also: ex-Demonica, ex-Torque, ex-Heathen, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Testament (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Social Unrest, ex-Technocracy
    Andrew Byrne Drums (2009)
    Mike Kaufmann Bass (1985-1995, 2005-2012)
    See also: ex-Under, ex-Inner Threshold
    Jim Adams Guitars (1986-1995, 2005-2012)
    See also: Severed Fifth, ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Altar of the King, ex-Indica, ex-Attrition
    Shawn Bozarth Guitars (2009-2012)
    See also: In-Defilade, ex-Ulysses Siren
    Keven Gorski Vocals (2009-2012)
    See also: Kaos, Vicious Rumors (live), ex-Ulysses Siren
    Burton Ortega Drums (2010-2012)
    See also: Bomb and Scary, Kaos, ex-Forced Psychosis
    Matt Vander Ende Drums (1985-1993)
    See also: ex-Gack
    Doug Harrington Guitars (1985-1995, 2005-2006)
    (R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Under, ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Gallery of Suicide
    Brad Bowers Guitars (1985-1988)
    Mitch Mayes Vocals (1986-1988)
    See also: ex-Attrition
    Ken Elkington Vocals (1988-1989)
    See also: ex-Thrash Forward
    Steev Esquivel Vocals (1989-1990, 1991-1993, 2005-2009)
    See also: Skinlab, ex-Xzanthus, Dedvolt, Re:Ignition, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Laughing Dead
    Dave White Vocals (1992-1995)
    See also: Heathen, ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Laughing Dead
    Mike Benett Drums (1993)
    See also: ex-40 Grit
    Paul Palmer Drums (1993-1995)
    Brian Wenzel Guitars (1993)
    James "Flatline" Raymond Drums (2005-2006)
    See also: Vengince
    Mark Hernandez Drums (2006-2009)
    See also: ex-Demonica, ex-Torque, ex-Heathen, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Testament (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Social Unrest, ex-Technocracy
    Andrew Byrne Drums (2009)
    Added by: TheGreatNads Modified by: Antioch
    Added on: 2002-07-19 12:04:15 Last modified on: 2019-03-02 12:40:00