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Destruction

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Weil am Rhein, Baden-Württemberg
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Anti-religion, Death, Politics, Metal, Psychology, Social
Current label:
Napalm Records
Years active:
1982-1983 (as Knight of Demon), 1983-present
Their original name was Knight of Demon, but that was changed after a few weeks. They went from an Iron Maiden-esque sound to one heavily influenced by Venom in a matter of weeks.

In the early '90s, Flemming Rönsdorf (Artillery) was asked to join Destruction as new vocalist. He rehearsed with the band, but didn't join because, according to Ronsdorf himself, the label didn't want to send him ...
Current
Schmier Bass (1983-1989, 1999-present), Vocals (1984-1989, 1999-present)
See also: Headhunter, ex-Bassinvaders, ex-Pänzer, ex-Knight of Demon
Randy Black Drums (2018-present)
See also: Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Annihilator, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live)
Damir Eskić Guitars (lead) (2019-present)
See also: Gomorra, ex-Gonoreas
Martin Furia Guitars (2021-present)
See also: Bark, Furia, Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Martyr, Marginal, ex-JesusMartyr, ex-Manso Jeremías, ex-The Killing
Past
Tommy Sandmann Drums (1983-1986)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon
Mike Guitars (1983-2021)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon, ex-Morrigan
Ulf Vocals (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon
Oliver Kaiser Drums (1987-1999)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (1987-1990)
See also: V-HAJD, ex-Uppercut, Menace, Razors Edge
André Grieder Vocals (1989-1990)
See also: Poltergeist
Michael Piranio Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Thomas Rosenmerkel Vocals (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Christian Engler Bass (1994-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Necronomicon, ex-Shamane
Sven Vormann Drums (1999-2001)
See also: Megora, Raise Hell, ex-Cryonix, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk, ex-Abandoned, ex-Poltergeist, ex-The Lie
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums (2002-2010)
See also: Satan Worship, Leather (live), ex-Gunjah, ex-Morgoth, ex-Agonized, Bonsai Kitten, Monzen, Sandy Leather, ex-Mystic Circle, ex-Sodomizer, ex-Pharao (live), ex-Volcano, ex-Graaf, ex-Orth, ex-Lord Brummell
Vaaver Drums (2010-2018)
See also: Indukti, Lunatic Soul, ex-UnSun
Past (Live)
Chris Witchhunter Drums (1987)
(R.I.P. 2008) See also: ex-Sodom
Hoest Vocals (2004)
See also: Deathcult, Taake, Gorgoroth (live), ex-Ofryskje, ex-Ravengod, ex-Thule, ex-Ragnarok, ex-Carpathian Forest (live), ex-Helheim (live), ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Slavia, ex-Urgehal (live), ex-Frost (Nor), ex-Mastema (Nor), ex-Vendigeit
Ol Drake Guitars (2009)
See also: Evile, Ol Drake, Reabo
Randy Black Drums (2015, 2018)
See also: Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Annihilator, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live)
Martin Furia Guitars (2021)
See also: Bark, Furia, Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Martyr, Marginal, ex-JesusMartyr, ex-Manso Jeremías, ex-The Killing
Schmier Bass (1983-1989, 1999-present), Vocals (1984-1989, 1999-present)
See also: Headhunter, ex-Bassinvaders, ex-Pänzer, ex-Knight of Demon
Randy Black Drums (2018-present)
See also: Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Annihilator, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live)
Damir Eskić Guitars (lead) (2019-present)
See also: Gomorra, ex-Gonoreas
Martin Furia Guitars (2021-present)
See also: Bark, Furia, Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Martyr, Marginal, ex-JesusMartyr, ex-Manso Jeremías, ex-The Killing
Tommy Sandmann Drums (1983-1986)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon
Mike Guitars (1983-2021)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon, ex-Morrigan
Ulf Vocals (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Knight of Demon
Oliver Kaiser Drums (1987-1999)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (1987-1990)
See also: V-HAJD, ex-Uppercut, Menace, Razors Edge
André Grieder Vocals (1989-1990)
See also: Poltergeist
Michael Piranio Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Thomas Rosenmerkel Vocals (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Christian Engler Bass (1994-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Necronomicon, ex-Shamane
Sven Vormann Drums (1999-2001)
See also: Megora, Raise Hell, ex-Cryonix, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk, ex-Abandoned, ex-Poltergeist, ex-The Lie
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums (2002-2010)
See also: Satan Worship, Leather (live), ex-Gunjah, ex-Morgoth, ex-Agonized, Bonsai Kitten, Monzen, Sandy Leather, ex-Mystic Circle, ex-Sodomizer, ex-Pharao (live), ex-Volcano, ex-Graaf, ex-Orth, ex-Lord Brummell
Vaaver Drums (2010-2018)
See also: Indukti, Lunatic Soul, ex-UnSun
Past
Chris Witchhunter Drums (1987)
(R.I.P. 2008) See also: ex-Sodom
Hoest Vocals (2004)
See also: Deathcult, Taake, Gorgoroth (live), ex-Ofryskje, ex-Ravengod, ex-Thule, ex-Ragnarok, ex-Carpathian Forest (live), ex-Helheim (live), ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Slavia, ex-Urgehal (live), ex-Frost (Nor), ex-Mastema (Nor), ex-Vendigeit
Ol Drake Guitars (2009)
See also: Evile, Ol Drake, Reabo
Randy Black Drums (2015, 2018)
See also: Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Annihilator, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live)
Martin Furia Guitars (2021)
See also: Bark, Furia, Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Martyr, Marginal, ex-JesusMartyr, ex-Manso Jeremías, ex-The Killing
Added by: SomberOracle Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-07-17 21:54:58 Last modified on: 2021-09-15 05:44:00