Crust Punk


Tragedy is a hardcore/crust punk band originally formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 2000 from the ashes of highly influential modern hardcore acts His Hero is Gone and Deathreat. Tragedy, now located in Portland, OR, consists of vocalist/guitarist Todd Burdette (ex-HHIG, Deathreat), who is also screaming for Severed Heads of State, guitarist Yannick Lorrain (ex-HHIG, Deathreat), bassist Billy Davis (ex-From Ashes Rise, Deathreat) and drummer Paul Burdette  (ex-HHIG, Deathreat). Tragedy play aggressive, vitriolic modern hardcore. This is their third MDF appearance.


Not to be confused with the crust/hardcore punk band from NYC.

Born from the ashes of Majesty, they are not a side project of Terrorizer (as many think incorrectly), but a definite band.  They split up in 1994 and reunited in 2006.


Hellbastard are a thrash metal/crust punk band, formed in the mid 1980's in the United Kingdom.  They split up in 1991, and reformed again in 2008.

Deviated Instinct

Deviated Instinct, formed in 1984, is a pioneering British crust punk / death metal band.  The band disbanded in 1991, but reunited in late 2007.


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