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Hellbastard

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England (early); Somerset, England (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1985
Genre:
Crust Punk/Thrash Metal (early); Thrash Metal (mid); Groove/Thrash Metal (later)
Themes:
Politics, Social issues, Animal rights, Environmentalism, Anti-fascism
Current label:
Back on Black
Years active:
1983-1985 (as Sons of Vengeance), 1985-1992, 2007-present
The genre name "crust" was coined by Hellbastard with their demo release Ripper Crust. That demo also became the "archetype" for how crust punk/hardcore would sound like in due time. Although Amebix are said to have pioneered the sound of crust punk, they never coined the term or gave their style a name (it was just known as anarcho-punk back in their time).

Compilation appearances:
- "Death ...
Current
Malcolm "Scruff" Lewty Vocals, Guitars (1985-1992, 2007-present)
See also: ex-Nero Circus, ex-Feeble Minded, ex-Heavy Water, ex-King Fuel, ex-Moodhoover, ex-Screamer, ex-Sidewinder, ex-Sons of Vengeance, ex-The Apostles, ex-The Dischargers
Danny Guy Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2009-2011, 2021-present)
See also: ex-Days of the Deceased, Finisher, Peruvian Necktie, Sickpig, ex-Ignominious Incarceration, ex-Born to Break Even, ex-Incarnadine, ex-Layman's Terms, ex-Myra, ex-Riot at Monroe, ex-Seven Crowns
Nick Read Bass (2022-present)
See also: Finisher, ex-Calatrilloz
Josh Davies Drums (2022-present)
See also: Sickpig
Past
Claire Smith Vocals
Christopher "Simo" Simmons Bass (1985-1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Sons of Vengeance
Phil Laidlaw Drums (1985-1988)
See also: Anti-Bastard, ex-Mortal Terror, ex-Sons of Vengeance, ex-The Real Gone Dead
Ian "Scotty" Scott Bass (1986-1988)
See also: ex-Hellkrusher, ex-Senile Decay, ex-Aftermath, ex-The Fiend
Sean "Blobb" Harrison Guitars (1986)
See also: ex-Debauchery, ex-Decontrol
Grant Taylor-Kane Vocals (1986)
See also: ex-Debauchery, ex-Aftermath
Ian Crow Guitars (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Tortured Souls
Brian Newton Drums (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Secular, ex-Nero Circus
Drew Wright Bass (1989-1992)
See also: ex-Mantas
Ally Lee Guitars (1989-1990)
See also: ex-Secular, King Size Voodoo Traveller
Nick Parsons Guitars, Vocals (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Energetic Krusher, Drama Club Rejects, ex-The Almighty, ex-Heavy Water, ex-Runt, ex-Southern Cross, ex-SuperCharger, ex-The Yo-Yos, ex-Whatever
Martin "Hairy" Harrison Drums (1991-1992)
See also: ex-Energetic Krusher, Sabbatica (Black Sabbath tribute), The Fiend, ex-Fist, ex-Hellkrusher, ex-Reign, ex-Keith Satchfield, ex-Live Undead (Slayer tribute), ex-OzzBorn (Ozzy Osbourne tribute)
Gordy Atkinson Vocals (1991)
See also: ex-Staggnation
Ash Stratton Bass (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Shallow Intentions, ex-Saint the Sinner
Stephen "Joint" Lea Drums (2007-2009, 2015-2016)
See also: ex-Gunt, ex-Gymir, ex-Wakeham's Terrortory, ex-War Shepherd
Gianluca Ait Bass (2008-2009)
See also: Ashes of Death, Death from Above, Give Up All Hope, Nailbiter, Split Veins
Paul O'Shea Bass, Vocals (backing) (2009-2013, 2016)
See also: Control the Storm, ex-Lethal High
Michael Brush Drums (2009-2011)
See also: Ark Ascent, Bloodorn, Holy Tide, Magic Kingdom, Sirenia, ex-Control the Storm, ex-Merciless Terror, ex-Celestial Wish
Joshua "Budda" Harris Drums (2011-2012)
Tom McCombe Guitars (2011-2013)
See also: Holy Flux, ex-Lethal High
Nathan Ellis Drums (2012-2015)
See also: ex-Sock Makers
Laine Pearce-Rees Bass (2013-2016)
See also: ex-Daedalus' Right Eye
Pete Salvage Guitars (2013-2016)
See also: ex-Blood of Ash
Dave Ingram Jr. Bass (2016-2017), Vocals (backing) (2017)
(R.I.P. 2019) See also: ex-Vindicator, ex-Nefasturris, ex-Onsetcold (live), ex-Kill the Light (live)
Hugo Terva Drums (2016)
See also: Dawnwalker, Savage Grace (live), ex-Gravesend, Death Valley Knights, ex-Fractal Gates, ex-Divine Chaos (live), ex-Primitai (live), ex-Sanity Burns, ex-Metasoma, ex-Wrath
Danny Adams Guitars (2016)
See also: Wakeham's Terrortory
Jake Martin Bass (2017-2018)
See also: Acid Age, ex-Botulinum, ex-Putrefy
Jon Rushforth Drums (2017-2018, 2019-2022)
See also: Bloodwork, Impurist, Malediction, Old Nature, Pithy, Infected Disarray, ex-Brutal Insanity, ex-Grot, ex-Hades Lab, ex-Bonetar, ex-Zarathustra, ex-Debridement, ex-Engorgement, ex-Crepitation (live), ex-Damim (live), ex-Omnipotent Hysteria, ex-Pig Axe, ex-Detrimentum, ex-Gorebound, ex-Oblivionized, ex-Sermon of Hypocrisy, ex-Gorerotted, ex-Obliterated by Wormholes
Dougy Turnbull Guitars (2017)
See also: Anti-Bastard, RadgePacket, Spidros el Spidro
Jude McIlwaine Guitars (2017-2018)
See also: Acid Age, ex-Botulinum, ex-Jude Milk, Narcoleptic Penguin, ex-Putrefy, ex-Damageflag, ex-The Dangerfields
John Laverty Drums (2018)
See also: Iarmhairt, ex-Deathbus, ex-Disconnect, ex-Neamhní, ex-Shrapnel Meat (live), ex-Dandelion Tea, ex-Necrofuck, ex-Lawfucker (live)
Max Baker Guitars (2018-2021), Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Trench Foot, ex-Marw, ex-Putrid Possession, ex-Unrelenting Disgust, Scalped, ex-Visions of Disfigurement, ex-01101111011101100110111001101001 (live), ex-Cranial Discharge, ex-Maleceptor, ex-Arbitrary Slaughter, ex-Chub Life, ex-Gas-Tank, ex-Inherent Mortality, ex-Skitvärld
Rich Mumford Bass (2019-2021)
See also: Malediction, ex-Godthrymm, ex-Austerymn (live), ex-Bastardised, ex-Monstrance
Past (Live)
Ged Wolf Drums
See also: ex-Tysondog, ex-Atomkraft
Kristján "The Icelandic Hammer" Heiðarsson Drums (2009)
See also: Changer, Kookaveen, Skurk, Vetur, Collective, ex-Shiva, ex-Pornea, ex-Stonehenge, Kristján B. Heiðarsson, MaidenIced, ex-Bootlegs, ex-Kontinuum, ex-Skálmöld (live), ex-Potentiam, ex-Börner, ex-Dark Harvest, ex-Ekki orð, ex-Falkar, ex-Hate, ex-Mad Nona, ex-Minefield, ex-Nykur, ex-Obscured Signal, ex-Orion, ex-Scholars of Decay, ex-Splæsing Nönns, ex-Sultur, ex-Ekkert (live), ex-Trassar (live)
Tom Bradley Drums (2012)
James Perry Drums (2016)
See also: Bull-Riff Stampede, Onslaught, This Is Endless, ex-Ted Maul, Red Method, ex-Wakeham's Terrortory
Nick Read Bass (2022)
See also: Finisher, ex-Calatrilloz
Rodion Belshevits Drums (2022)
See also: Åskog, Kolotun, Noctem (live), Vomitile (live), ex-Interment, ex-Sandtrout, ex-Urskumug, ex-Demonic Resurrection (live), ex-Lassie the Cat, ex-Necroanus, ex-Sidechain Retreat
Malcolm "Scruff" Lewty Vocals, Guitars (1985-1992, 2007-present)
See also: ex-Nero Circus, ex-Feeble Minded, ex-Heavy Water, ex-King Fuel, ex-Moodhoover, ex-Screamer, ex-Sidewinder, ex-Sons of Vengeance, ex-The Apostles, ex-The Dischargers
Danny Guy Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2009-2011, 2021-present)
See also: ex-Days of the Deceased, Finisher, Peruvian Necktie, Sickpig, ex-Ignominious Incarceration, ex-Born to Break Even, ex-Incarnadine, ex-Layman's Terms, ex-Myra, ex-Riot at Monroe, ex-Seven Crowns
Nick Read Bass (2022-present)
See also: Finisher, ex-Calatrilloz
Josh Davies Drums (2022-present)
See also: Sickpig
Claire Smith Vocals
Christopher "Simo" Simmons Bass (1985-1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Sons of Vengeance
Phil Laidlaw Drums (1985-1988)
See also: Anti-Bastard, ex-Mortal Terror, ex-Sons of Vengeance, ex-The Real Gone Dead
Ian "Scotty" Scott Bass (1986-1988)
See also: ex-Hellkrusher, ex-Senile Decay, ex-Aftermath, ex-The Fiend
Sean "Blobb" Harrison Guitars (1986)
See also: ex-Debauchery, ex-Decontrol
Grant Taylor-Kane Vocals (1986)
See also: ex-Debauchery, ex-Aftermath
Ian Crow Guitars (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Tortured Souls
Brian Newton Drums (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Secular, ex-Nero Circus
Drew Wright Bass (1989-1992)
See also: ex-Mantas
Ally Lee Guitars (1989-1990)
See also: ex-Secular, King Size Voodoo Traveller
Nick Parsons Guitars, Vocals (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Energetic Krusher, Drama Club Rejects, ex-The Almighty, ex-Heavy Water, ex-Runt, ex-Southern Cross, ex-SuperCharger, ex-The Yo-Yos, ex-Whatever
Martin "Hairy" Harrison Drums (1991-1992)
See also: ex-Energetic Krusher, Sabbatica (Black Sabbath tribute), The Fiend, ex-Fist, ex-Hellkrusher, ex-Reign, ex-Keith Satchfield, ex-Live Undead (Slayer tribute), ex-OzzBorn (Ozzy Osbourne tribute)
Gordy Atkinson Vocals (1991)
See also: ex-Staggnation
Ash Stratton Bass (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Shallow Intentions, ex-Saint the Sinner
Stephen "Joint" Lea Drums (2007-2009, 2015-2016)
See also: ex-Gunt, ex-Gymir, ex-Wakeham's Terrortory, ex-War Shepherd
Gianluca Ait Bass (2008-2009)
See also: Ashes of Death, Death from Above, Give Up All Hope, Nailbiter, Split Veins
Paul O'Shea Bass, Vocals (backing) (2009-2013, 2016)
See also: Control the Storm, ex-Lethal High
Michael Brush Drums (2009-2011)
See also: Ark Ascent, Bloodorn, Holy Tide, Magic Kingdom, Sirenia, ex-Control the Storm, ex-Merciless Terror, ex-Celestial Wish
Joshua "Budda" Harris Drums (2011-2012)
Tom McCombe Guitars (2011-2013)
See also: Holy Flux, ex-Lethal High
Nathan Ellis Drums (2012-2015)
See also: ex-Sock Makers
Laine Pearce-Rees Bass (2013-2016)
See also: ex-Daedalus' Right Eye
Pete Salvage Guitars (2013-2016)
See also: ex-Blood of Ash
Dave Ingram Jr. Bass (2016-2017), Vocals (backing) (2017)
(R.I.P. 2019) See also: ex-Vindicator, ex-Nefasturris, ex-Onsetcold (live), ex-Kill the Light (live)
Hugo Terva Drums (2016)
See also: Dawnwalker, Savage Grace (live), ex-Gravesend, Death Valley Knights, ex-Fractal Gates, ex-Divine Chaos (live), ex-Primitai (live), ex-Sanity Burns, ex-Metasoma, ex-Wrath
Danny Adams Guitars (2016)
See also: Wakeham's Terrortory
Jake Martin Bass (2017-2018)
See also: Acid Age, ex-Botulinum, ex-Putrefy
Jon Rushforth Drums (2017-2018, 2019-2022)
See also: Bloodwork, Impurist, Malediction, Old Nature, Pithy, Infected Disarray, ex-Brutal Insanity, ex-Grot, ex-Hades Lab, ex-Bonetar, ex-Zarathustra, ex-Debridement, ex-Engorgement, ex-Crepitation (live), ex-Damim (live), ex-Omnipotent Hysteria, ex-Pig Axe, ex-Detrimentum, ex-Gorebound, ex-Oblivionized, ex-Sermon of Hypocrisy, ex-Gorerotted, ex-Obliterated by Wormholes
Dougy Turnbull Guitars (2017)
See also: Anti-Bastard, RadgePacket, Spidros el Spidro
Jude McIlwaine Guitars (2017-2018)
See also: Acid Age, ex-Botulinum, ex-Jude Milk, Narcoleptic Penguin, ex-Putrefy, ex-Damageflag, ex-The Dangerfields
John Laverty Drums (2018)
See also: Iarmhairt, ex-Deathbus, ex-Disconnect, ex-Neamhní, ex-Shrapnel Meat (live), ex-Dandelion Tea, ex-Necrofuck, ex-Lawfucker (live)
Max Baker Guitars (2018-2021), Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Trench Foot, ex-Marw, ex-Putrid Possession, ex-Unrelenting Disgust, Scalped, ex-Visions of Disfigurement, ex-01101111011101100110111001101001 (live), ex-Cranial Discharge, ex-Maleceptor, ex-Arbitrary Slaughter, ex-Chub Life, ex-Gas-Tank, ex-Inherent Mortality, ex-Skitvärld
Rich Mumford Bass (2019-2021)
See also: Malediction, ex-Godthrymm, ex-Austerymn (live), ex-Bastardised, ex-Monstrance
Past
Ged Wolf Drums
See also: ex-Tysondog, ex-Atomkraft
Kristján "The Icelandic Hammer" Heiðarsson Drums (2009)
See also: Changer, Kookaveen, Skurk, Vetur, Collective, ex-Shiva, ex-Pornea, ex-Stonehenge, Kristján B. Heiðarsson, MaidenIced, ex-Bootlegs, ex-Kontinuum, ex-Skálmöld (live), ex-Potentiam, ex-Börner, ex-Dark Harvest, ex-Ekki orð, ex-Falkar, ex-Hate, ex-Mad Nona, ex-Minefield, ex-Nykur, ex-Obscured Signal, ex-Orion, ex-Scholars of Decay, ex-Splæsing Nönns, ex-Sultur, ex-Ekkert (live), ex-Trassar (live)
Tom Bradley Drums (2012)
James Perry Drums (2016)
See also: Bull-Riff Stampede, Onslaught, This Is Endless, ex-Ted Maul, Red Method, ex-Wakeham's Terrortory
Nick Read Bass (2022)
See also: Finisher, ex-Calatrilloz
Rodion Belshevits Drums (2022)
See also: Åskog, Kolotun, Noctem (live), Vomitile (live), ex-Interment, ex-Sandtrout, ex-Urskumug, ex-Demonic Resurrection (live), ex-Lassie the Cat, ex-Necroanus, ex-Sidechain Retreat
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