Extreme Noise Terror

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Extreme Noise Terror
OriginIpswich, England, United Kingdom
Years active1985–present
Associated acts
  • Dean Jones
  • Ben McCrow
  • Ollie Jones
  • Andi Morris
  • Michael Hourihan
Past members(See below)

Extreme Noise Terror (often abbreviated to ENT) are a British crust punk / grindcore band originally formed in Ipswich, England in 1985. The band are one of the earliest European grindcore bands.[1][2] They also helped to create the crustgrind subgenre.

They are one of the first hardcore punk bands to use two vocalists. They also recorded a number of sessions for BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel. The band's songs have political lyrics, grinding guitars, and very fast tempos.

Biography[change | change source]

Early years[change | change source]

Extreme Noise Terror were formed in early 1985 in Ipswich, England, originally consisting of dual vocalists Dean Jones and Phil Vane, guitarist Pete Hurley, bassist Jerry Clay and drummer Darren Olley aka Pig Killer.[3]

Members[change | change source]

  • Dean Jones – vocals (1985–present)
  • Ollie Jones – guitar (2005–present)
  • Michael Hourihan – drums (2008–2011, 2014–present)
  • Andi Morris – bass guitar (2012–present)
  • Ben McCrow – vocals (2014–present)

Studio albums[change | change source]

  • A Holocaust in Your Head (1989)
  • Retro-bution (1995)
  • Damage 381 (1997)
  • Being and Nothing (2001)
  • Law of Retaliation (2008)
  • Extreme Noise Terror (2015)

References[change | change source]

  1. Mudrian, Albert (2004). Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore, p. 30–31, Feral House, ISBN 1-932595-04-X.
  2. Larkin, Colin (1999). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Heavy Rock, p. 155, Virgin Books, ISBN 0-7535-0257-7.
  3. Extreme Noise Terror biography @ Allmusic

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