Descendents

Descendents - Clean Sheets / Coolidge - US 7" 1987 (SST – PSST 1120)

Formed: Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA

Lineup 1 (1978-1979)

Frank Navetta - guitar, vocals
Tony Lombardo - bass, vocals
Bill Stevenson - drums

The band actually began as a trio of David Nolte (vocals), Navetta and Stevenson but this lineup did not last long recorded nowt. The lineup I have decided to call Number One recorded Ride The Wild (released 1980).

Lineup 2 (1980-1982)

Descendents 1982

L-R:
Frank Navetta - guitar
Tony Lombardo - bass
MIlo Aukerman - vocals
Bill Stevenson - drums

Recorded "Fat" E.P. (7", 1981) and Milo Goes To College (LP, 1982). After this Milo left to go to college and Stevenson joined Black Flag.

Lineup 3 (1982-1983)

Ray Cooper - vocals
Frank Navetta – guitar
Tony Lombardo - bass
Bill Stevenson - drums

Recorded nothing.

Lineup 4 (1985-1986)

Descendents 1985

L-R:
MIlo Aukerman - vocals
Tony Lombardo - bass
Ray Cooper - guitar
Bill Stevenson - drums (not pictured)

Recorded I Don't Want To Grow Up (LP, 1985).

Lineup 5 (1986-1987)

Descendents 1986

MIlo Aukerman - vocals
Ray Cooper - guitar
Doug Carrion - bass
Bill Stevenson - drums

Recorded Enjoy! (LP, 1986). Carrion went onto join Dag Nasty (and other lesser acts).

Lineup 6 (1987-1988)

Descendents 1987

L-R:
MIlo Aukerman - vocals
Karl Alvarez - bass
Stephen Egerton - guitar
Bill Stevenson - drums

Recorded everything the band has done since. From 1987 to 2001 the band minus Milo performed as ALL. Alvarez was ex-Massacre Guys and also played in Bad Yodelers, The Last and Lemonheads.

DISCOGRAPHY

Subsequent studio albums: Everything Sucks (1996), Cool To Be You (2004), Hypercaffium Spazzinate (2016).

Singles / Albums

Descendents - Ride The Wild Descendents - Fat E.P. Descendents - Milo Goes To College Descendents - I Don't Want To Grow Up Descendents - Enjoy!
Ride The Wild
(7", 1980)
"Fat" E.P.
(7", 1981)
Milo Goes To College
(LP, 1982)
I Don't Want To Grow Up
(LP, 1985)
Enjoy!
(LP, 1986)
Descendents - ALL Descendents - Liveage!      
ALL
(LP/CD, 1987)
Liveage!
(LP/CD, 1987)
     

Extraneous Releases

Hallraker (Live!) Descendents - Bonus Fat Descendents - Two Things At Once Descendents - Somery  
Hallraker Live!
(LP/CD, 1988)
Bonus Fat
(12", 1985)
Two Things At Once
(Tape, 1987)
Somery
(2xLP/CD, 1991)
 

Promos

       
Descendents - Enjoy Promo Descendents - Clean Sheets / Coolidge      
Enjoy
(7", 1986)
Clean Sheets / Coolidge
(7", 1987)
     

Bootlegs

Descendents - I Don't Wanna Get Bootlegged Descendents - Still Hungry: Enjoy Sessions '85-'86 Descendents - Everything's Enjoyable Descendents - Milo Gets Bootlegged  
I Don't Wanna Get Bootlegged
(7", 1994)
Still Hungry: Enjoy Sessions '85-'86
(CD, 1996)
Everything's Enjoyable
(10", 1996)
Milo Gets Bootlegged
(LP)
 

 

Various Artists

Chunks US 12" 1981 (New Alliance): Global Probing

The Future Looks Bright Ahead US Tape 1981 (Posh Boy): Hey, Hey / My Dad Sucks / I Like Food / Der Wienerschnitzel

American Youth Report US LP 1982 (Invasion): I'm Not A Loser

Life Is Ugly So Why Not Kill Yourself US LP 1982 (New Underground): I Want To Be A Bear

Duck And Cover US LP/CD 1990 (SST): Wendy

Punk Anderson's Favourites Germany 2xCD 1995 (Starving Missile): Global Probing

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