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.

Flyer

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 - guitars
Alfie Agnew - guitars
John "Bosco" Calabro - bass
Steve DRT - drums

Lineup 6 (1987-1988):

Casey Royer - vocals
John Bosco - rhythm guitar
Hedge - bass & guitar
Steve DRT - drums
Mark (The Kid) Cerneka - lead guitar

Lineup 7 (1988-1990):

Casey Royer - lead vocals
John Bosco - rhythm guitar
Hedge - bass
Steve DRT - drums, backing vocals
Sean Elliot - guitar, backing vocals

Lineup 8 (1990-1992):

Casey Royer - vocals
Alfie Agnew - guitar, backing vocals
Sean Elliot - guitar, backing vocals
Dan Colburn - bass
Steve DRT - drums

Lineup 9 (1992-1995):

Michael Calabro - guitar
John Knight - drums
Casey Royer - voice
Frederic Taccone - bass

Various members of later lineups include:

Clinton Calton - lead guitar (2001-present)
Chickn - rhythm guitar, vocals (1998-2008)
Eddie Tatar - bass, vocals (2001-present)
Joe Tatar - drums, vocals (2003-present)

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

D.I. D.I. - Ancient Artifacts D.I. - Horse Bites, Dog Cries D.I. - What Good Is Grief To A God D.I. - Tragedy Again
D.I. (12", 1983) Ancient Artifacts
(LP, 1985)
Horse Bites Dog Cries (LP, 1985) What Good Is Grief To A God
(LP/CD, 1988)
Tragedy Again
(LP/CD, 1989)
D.I. - Surfin' Anarchy D.I. - State Of Shock D.I. / Three Chord Wonder - Split D.I. - Zwei Frau Un Eins Stein D.I. - Caseyology
Surfin' Anarchy
(7", 1989)
State Of Shock
(CD, 1994)
D.I. / Three Chord Wonder (7", split , 1994) Zwei Frau Un Eins Stein (7", 2001) Caseyology
(CD, 2001)
D.I. - On The Western Front        
On The Western Front (CD, 2007)        

Extraneous Releases

Team Goon D.I. - Live At A Dive D.I. - Richard Hung Himself   D.I. - Richard Hung Himself: The Very Best Of
Team Goon
(LP, 1986)
Live At A Dive
(CD, 1993)
Richard Hung Himself (7", 2007) Richard Hung Himself: The Very Best Of
(LP, 2007)
 

Promos

D.I. - Don't Do It        
Don't Do It
(7", 1989)
       

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

Gabba Gabba Hey - A Tribute To The Ramones US 2xLP+7"/CD 1991 (Triple X): She's A Sensation

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

Case Closed? Germany 2xLP/CD 1994 (Snoop): Biggest Lie

Strange Notes! A Germs Cover Compilation Germany CD 1994 (Bitzcore): Lexicon Devil

Old School Punk US CD 1995 (Neurotic): Guns

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

Son Of Slam Chops US CD 1997 (Triple X): Richard Hung Himself

Short Music For Short People US CD 1999 (Fat Wreck Chords): Comin' To Your Town

A Tribute To NOFX: Tribbed For Your Pleasure US CD 2002 (Cleopatra): Please Play This Song On The Radio

For Those About To Rawk (A Punk Tribute To AC/DC) US CD 2002 (Cleopatra): Shake A Leg

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

Taking Out A Little Agression...A Tribute To Agression US CD 2007 (Dr Strange): Money Machine

Links

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