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Fear is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1977. The band is credited for helping to shape the sound and style of Californian hardcore punk. The group gained national prominence after an infamous 1981 performance on Saturday Night Live.

Band Members[]

Current members

  • Lee Ving – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1977–present)
  • Philo Cramer – lead guitar (1978–1993, 2018-present)
  • Spit Stix – drums (1978–1993, 2018-present)
  • Geoff Kresge – bass (2018-present)

Eric Razo – guitar (2018-present)

Discography[]

Studio Albums

  • The Record (1982, Slash Records)
  • More Beer (1985, Restless Records)
  • Have Another Beer with Fear (1995, Sector 2 Records)
  • American Beer (2000, Hall of Records)
  • The Fear Record (2012, The End Records) (rerecorded version of The Record)

Singles and EPs

  • "I Love Livin' in the City" 7" single (1978, Criminal Records)
  • "Fuck Christmas" 7" single (1982, Slash Records)
  • "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" 7" single (2011, The End Records)
  • Paradise Studios Sessions Vol. 1 7" EP (2014, Fear Records)
  • Paradise Studios Sessions Vol. 2 7" EP (2015, Fear Records)
  • "Neighbors" 7" single with John Belushi 7" single (2016, Fear Records)

Live Albums

  • Live...for the Record (1991, Restless Records)

Soundtrack compilation appearances

  • The Decline of Western Civilization (1980, Slash Records)
  • Get Crazy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1983, Morocco Records)
  • Repo Man (Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1984, San Andreas Records)
  • SLC Punk - Original Soundtrack (1999, Hollywood Records)

Gallery[]

Audio[]

I Love Livin' In the City (1978)

Fetch Me One More Beer (1978)

Waiting For The Gas (1978)

Reference[]

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