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Vio-lence

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
San Francisco, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1985
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Violence, Society, Humour
Current label:
Metal Blade Records
Years active:
1985 (as Death Penalty), 1985 (as Violence), 1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-present
Vio-lence formed under the name Death Penalty in 1985, which they changed to Violence, and then the two-tiered logo with hyphen forced the name change to its permanent form.

The original lineup was Jerry Birr on vocals, Phil Demmel, Troy Fua on guitars, Eddie Billy (brother of Testament's Chuck Billy) on bass, and Perry Strickland on drums. This line-up appeared on the 1986 Eastern Front: Live ...
Current
Perry Strickland Drums (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-present)
See also: ex-Exodus (live), ex-F-Bomb
Phil Demmel Guitars (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-present)
See also: ex-Torque, BPMD, ex-Machine Head, ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Dublin Death Patrol, ex-Metal Warrior, ex-Technocracy
Sean Killian Vocals (1986-1993, 2001-2003, 2019-present)
Christian Olde Wolbers Bass (2020-present)
See also: ex-Arkaea, ex-Asphyxia, Beowülf, Burn It All, Powerflo, Sunflower Dead, ex-Cyclone, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Threat Signal (live), ex-Kush, ex-LA's Infidels, ex-Roadrunner United
Bobby Gustafson Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Satans Taint, ex-Cycle Sluts from Hell, ex-I4NI, ex-Overkill, ex-Response Negative, ex-Skrew, ex-Grip Inc., ex-The Dropouts
Past
Deen Dell Bass (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-2020)
See also: ex-Torque, Rubble, ex-Terminal Shock
Eddie Billy Bass (1985)
See also: ex-Dublin Death Patrol
Troy Fua Guitars (1985-1987, 2001-2003)
Jerry Birr Vocals (1985-1986)
See also: Enemy X
Robb Flynn Guitars (1987-1992)
See also: Machine Head, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Forbidden Evil, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Roadrunner United
Ray Vegas Guitars (1991-1994, 2001, 2019-2020)
See also: Attitude Adjustment, ex-Torque, ex-Violent Legacy (live), ex-Social Unrest
Mark Hernandez Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Demonica, ex-Torque, Dress the Dead, ex-Defiance, ex-Heathen, ex-Testament (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Social Unrest, ex-Technocracy
Steve "Green" Schmidt Guitars (2001)
(R.I.P. 2021) See also: ex-F-Bomb, ex-Lavabone
Past (Live)
Robb Flynn Vocals, Guitars (2018)
See also: Machine Head, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Forbidden Evil, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Roadrunner United
Christian Olde Wolbers Bass (2020)
See also: ex-Arkaea, ex-Asphyxia, Beowülf, Burn It All, Powerflo, Sunflower Dead, ex-Cyclone, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Threat Signal (live), ex-Kush, ex-LA's Infidels, ex-Roadrunner United
Perry Strickland Drums (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-present)
See also: ex-Exodus (live), ex-F-Bomb
Phil Demmel Guitars (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-present)
See also: ex-Torque, BPMD, ex-Machine Head, ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Dublin Death Patrol, ex-Metal Warrior, ex-Technocracy
Sean Killian Vocals (1986-1993, 2001-2003, 2019-present)
Christian Olde Wolbers Bass (2020-present)
See also: ex-Arkaea, ex-Asphyxia, Beowülf, Burn It All, Powerflo, Sunflower Dead, ex-Cyclone, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Threat Signal (live), ex-Kush, ex-LA's Infidels, ex-Roadrunner United
Bobby Gustafson Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Satans Taint, ex-Cycle Sluts from Hell, ex-I4NI, ex-Overkill, ex-Response Negative, ex-Skrew, ex-Grip Inc., ex-The Dropouts
Deen Dell Bass (1985-1993, 2001-2003, 2018, 2019-2020)
See also: ex-Torque, Rubble, ex-Terminal Shock
Eddie Billy Bass (1985)
See also: ex-Dublin Death Patrol
Troy Fua Guitars (1985-1987, 2001-2003)
Jerry Birr Vocals (1985-1986)
See also: Enemy X
Robb Flynn Guitars (1987-1992)
See also: Machine Head, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Forbidden Evil, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Roadrunner United
Ray Vegas Guitars (1991-1994, 2001, 2019-2020)
See also: Attitude Adjustment, ex-Torque, ex-Violent Legacy (live), ex-Social Unrest
Mark Hernandez Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Demonica, ex-Torque, Dress the Dead, ex-Defiance, ex-Heathen, ex-Testament (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Social Unrest, ex-Technocracy
Steve "Green" Schmidt Guitars (2001)
(R.I.P. 2021) See also: ex-F-Bomb, ex-Lavabone
Past
Robb Flynn Vocals, Guitars (2018)
See also: Machine Head, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Forbidden Evil, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Roadrunner United
Christian Olde Wolbers Bass (2020)
See also: ex-Arkaea, ex-Asphyxia, Beowülf, Burn It All, Powerflo, Sunflower Dead, ex-Cyclone, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Threat Signal (live), ex-Kush, ex-LA's Infidels, ex-Roadrunner United
Added by: TheGreatNads Modified by: Cyrdarxes
Added on: 2002-07-19 22:34:00 Last modified on: 2021-04-30 17:34:56