Verbal Abuse

Verbal Abuse is a hardcore punk band, originally from Houston, Texas.  At the time, not many bands were playing fast hardcore in Texas and, like D.R.I. and M.D.C. before them, Verbal Abuse relocated to San Francisco in the end of 1981. Verbal Abuse are one of the classic examples of early American hardcore punk, and would later become known as one of the first crossover bands.  The group split up in 1995, but reunited again in 2005.