41 total votes

Verbal Abuse

Verbal Abuse is a hardcore punk band, originally from Houston, which became successful after moving to San Francisco. Verbal Abuse was started in Houston in 1981 by singer and songwriter Roy Hansen, alias Nicki Sicki, after he quit the band Sick Pleasure. At the time, not many bands were playing fast hardcore in Texas and, like D.R.I. and M.D.C. before them, Verbal Abuse relocated to San Francisco in the end of 1981. In San Francisco, Verbal Abuse lived at the infamous "Vats," a legendary punk squat house, along with members of The Dicks and M.D.C. as well as Harley Flanagan from the Cro-Mags. By the end of the year, they had signed with Fowl Records and recorded their first ... more on Wikipedia

Verbal Abuse is ranked on...

#180 of 226 The Best Classic Punk Bands 3.7k VOTES When punk rock first emerged in New York City and London in the 1970s, the bands were some of the exciting and dangerous in ...

Verbal Abuse is also found on...

List of Famous Bands from Houston Century Media Records Complete Artist Roster