D.I.

Formed: Orange County, Southern California, USA

SoCal punk band sometimes featuring members and ex-members of Adolescents and Social Distortion. They are one of the great, lesser known hardcore bands.

The band has recorded several albums since 1986, all worth getting: What Good Is Grief To A God (1988), Tragedy Again (1989), State Of Shock (1994), Caseyology (2001) and On The Western Front (2007).

Lineup 1 (1982-1983):

Casey Royer - vocals
Tim Maag - guitars
Fredric Taccone - bass
Derek O'Brien - drums

Lineup 2 (1983):

Casey Royer - vocals
Steve Roberts - guitars
Fredric Taccone - bass
Rikk Agnew - drums, keyboards

Lineup 3 (1983-1984):

Casey Royer - vocals
Rikk Agnew - guitars
Alfie Agnew - guitars
Tim Maag - bass
Derek O'Brien - drums

Lineup 4 (1984-1986):

Casey Royer - vocals
Rikk Agnew - guitar, vocals
Alfie Agnew - guitar, vocals
John "Bosco" Calabro - bass, vocals
John Knight - drums

Lineup 5 (1986-1987):

Casey Royer - vocals
Rikk Agnew - guitar, vocals
Alfie Agnew - guitars
John "Bosco" Calabro - bass
Steve DRT - drums

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

D.I. D.I. - Ancient Artifacts D.I. - Horse Bites, Dog Cries    
D.I. (12", 1983) Ancient Artifacts
(LP, 1985)
Horse Bites Dog Cries (LP, 1985)    

Extraneous Releases

Team Goon D.I. - Richard Hung Himself D.I. - Richard Hung Himself: The Very Best Of    
Team Goon
(LP, 1986)
Richard Hung Himself (7", 2007) Richard Hung Himself: The Very Best Of
(LP, 2007)
   

Various Artists

Flipside Vinyl Fanzine Vol. 2 US LP 1985 (Flipside): Johnny's Got A Problem

Suburbia - Original Soundtrack Recording US LP 1984 (Restless): Richard Hung Himself

Rat Music For Rat People Vol I, II & III US CD 1987 (CD Presents): Ballroom Blitz

Clockwork Orange County US LP 1985 (Mystic): Loose

Off Limits Germany LP/CD 1992 (Weird System): Hang Ten In East Berlin

Old School Punk US CD 1995 (Neurotic): Guns

Slam Chops US CD 1995 (Triple X): Johnny's Got A Problem

Redefining Scenes 2 - Sampler 2004 US CD 2004 (Finger): Gutters Of Paradise

Links

WIKIPEDIA - More dodgy reference material

 

You can add stuff and make comments/corrections by emailing me at:

jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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