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Verbal Abuse

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
East Bay, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Hardcore Punk (early); Crossover/Thrash Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Politics, Society, Death, Angst, Drugs, Partying
Current label:
Unsigned/independent
Years active:
1981-1995, 2000, 2004-present
Verbal Abuse are one of the classic examples of early USA hardcore punk who emerged during the movement alongside with D.R.I., Black Flag, Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Bad Religion and others. In later times, they would be one of the first known US crossover bands, along with Corrosion of Conformity, D.R.I., Suicidal Tendencies, the Cro-Mags, just to name a few.

The band broke up in 1995, ...
Current
Nicki Sicki Vocals (1981-1985, 2004-present)
Dave "Koko" Chavez Bass (1984-1995, 2000, 2005-present)
See also: ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Hell's Kitchen
Geza Szent-Galy Drums (2005-present)
See also: ex-Piranha, ex-Speed Demon, Nuclear Roach
Sick Scott Stanton Guitars (2014-present)
See also: Mummification, ex-GLOB
Past
Radi Kilowatt Bass (1981-1983)
John Glenn Drums (1981-1983)
General Electric Guitars (1981-1982)
Eric "Joie" Mastrokalos (R.I.P. 2015) Guitars (1982-1987)
Brett Dodwell Bass (1983-1984)
Brian Damage Drums (1983)
Gregg James Drums (1983-1988)
Bitchy Bill Drums (1983)
Jason Shapiro Guitars (1985-1986)
Scotty Wilkins Vocals (1985-1995, 2000)
See also: ex-Electric Frankenstein
Andy Schuman Guitars (1987-1995, 2000, 2006-2007)
See also: ex-Crucial Surge
Mike Chubka Drums (1988-1989)
Chris Kontos Drums (1989-1995, 2000)
See also: Machine Head (live), ex-Attitude Adjustment, ex-Konkhra, ex-Testament, ex-The Alien Blakk, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-The Boneless Ones (live), ex-Hell's Kitchen, ex-Anti-Trust, ex-Custard Pie, ex-Grinch, ex-Sangre Eterna (USA), ex-The Servants
Nick Nobody Bass (2004-2005)
Ed Loco Jr. Drums (2004-2005)
Ed "Loco" Reyes Guitars (2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2011-2014)
See also: ex-D.R.I. (live)
Bubba Dennis II Guitars (2005)
See also: Pasadena Napalm Division
Greg Grimple Guitars (2005)
Greg Elliot Guitars (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Hell's Kitchen
Sean Sutton Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Attitude Adjustment
Jess Aaron Guitars (2007)
Luke Skeels Guitars (2009-2011)
See also: The Boneless Ones, ex-Hell's Kitchen
Past (Live)
Jason Riquelmy Drums (1981-1983)
Nicki Sicki Vocals (1981-1985, 2004-present)
Dave "Koko" Chavez Bass (1984-1995, 2000, 2005-present)
See also: ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Hell's Kitchen
Geza Szent-Galy Drums (2005-present)
See also: ex-Piranha, ex-Speed Demon, Nuclear Roach
Sick Scott Stanton Guitars (2014-present)
See also: Mummification, ex-GLOB
Radi Kilowatt Bass (1981-1983)
John Glenn Drums (1981-1983)
General Electric Guitars (1981-1982)
Eric "Joie" Mastrokalos (R.I.P. 2015) Guitars (1982-1987)
Brett Dodwell Bass (1983-1984)
Brian Damage Drums (1983)
Gregg James Drums (1983-1988)
Bitchy Bill Drums (1983)
Jason Shapiro Guitars (1985-1986)
Scotty Wilkins Vocals (1985-1995, 2000)
See also: ex-Electric Frankenstein
Andy Schuman Guitars (1987-1995, 2000, 2006-2007)
See also: ex-Crucial Surge
Mike Chubka Drums (1988-1989)
Chris Kontos Drums (1989-1995, 2000)
See also: Machine Head (live), ex-Attitude Adjustment, ex-Konkhra, ex-Testament, ex-The Alien Blakk, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-The Boneless Ones (live), ex-Hell's Kitchen, ex-Anti-Trust, ex-Custard Pie, ex-Grinch, ex-Sangre Eterna (USA), ex-The Servants
Nick Nobody Bass (2004-2005)
Ed Loco Jr. Drums (2004-2005)
Ed "Loco" Reyes Guitars (2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2011-2014)
See also: ex-D.R.I. (live)
Bubba Dennis II Guitars (2005)
See also: Pasadena Napalm Division
Greg Grimple Guitars (2005)
Greg Elliot Guitars (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Hell's Kitchen
Sean Sutton Guitars (2007)
See also: ex-S.O.S.A., ex-Attitude Adjustment
Jess Aaron Guitars (2007)
Luke Skeels Guitars (2009-2011)
See also: The Boneless Ones, ex-Hell's Kitchen
Past
Jason Riquelmy Drums (1981-1983)
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Added on: 2006-05-27 16:08:44 Last modified on: 2020-10-01 19:05:09