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D.R.I.

The genre "crossover" was coined from a 1987 release, which basically sums up the sound of the thrash metal/punk-hardcore hybird.

Evolving out of a defunct hardcore band called the Suburbanites. Singer Kurt Brecht, drummer Eric Brecht (his brother), and bassist Dennis Johnson had all played in that outfit, and with new guitarist Spike Cassidy in tow, they renamed themselves Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, after a frequent insult from the Brechts' father (who objected vehemently to their rehearsals). Started out as a punk band, then got thrashier and thrashier.

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The genre "crossover" was coined from a 1987 release, which basically sums up the sound of the thrash metal/punk-hardcore hybird.

Evolving out of a defunct hardcore band called the Suburbanites. Singer Kurt Brecht, drummer Eric Brecht (his brother), and bassist Dennis Johnson had all played in that outfit, and with new guitarist Spike Cassidy in tow, they renamed themselves Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, after a frequent insult from the Brechts' father (who objected vehemently to their rehearsals). Started out as a punk band, then got thrashier and thrashier.

DRI is considered the first band that used the blast beat on their song "No Sense!".

Other than touring constantly, D.R.I. has released no new material since their last album, Full Speed Ahead, was released in 1995. « hide

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LPs
Full Speed Ahead
1996

3.1
34 Votes
Definition
1992

3.1
38 Votes
Thrash Zone
1989

3.7
118 Votes
4 of a Kind
1988

3.7
64 Votes
Crossover
1987

3.8
91 Votes
Dealing with It!
1985

4.1
137 Votes
Dirty Rotten LP
1983

4
117 Votes
EPs
Violent Pacification
1984

3.6
11 Votes
Live Albums
Live At Cbgb's 1984
2005

3
3 Votes
Live
1994

3.1
8 Votes
Compilations
Skating To Some F#*ked Up S@!t
2008

2.8
1 Votes
Dirty Rotten Hitz
2004

2.3
1 Votes
Greatest Hits
2002

2.3
1 Votes

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