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There are 2 bands under this name. A Swiss grindcore / noisecore band and an American thrash metal band.

1) Fear of God, (often abbreviated to F.O.G.), was a Swiss band, active in the mid-late 1980s. Originally formed in 1987 and broke-up in 1988, but later reformed in 2002. Fear of God was largely considered the innovators of the noisecore / noisegrind genre(s), primarily evident on the acclaimed Fear of God and Pneumatic Slaughter EPs, which were of low recording and production quality, accompanied by an abrasive wall of feedback and distortion. Being one of the earliest grindcore bands of the time, and also one of the most extreme, they received much acclaim. The ‘Pneumatic Slaughter’ EP is the most well-known release of the band, often seen as a groundbreaking of the grindcore genre.


Fear of God 7’’ EP (1988)
As Statues Fell 12’’ LP - Live Recording (1988)
Pneumatic Slaughter 7’’ EP (1991)
Konserven 7’’ EP (1993)
Split 12’’ LP w/ Deathnoise (1997)
Split 7’’ EP w/ Godstomper ‘Fearofgodstomer’ (2001)
Zeitgeist 12’’ Double LP - Compilation (2003)

Music Website of Former Vocalist, Erich Keller:

2) Fear of God was a / band that evolved out of the lineup of Détente with female vocalist Dawn Crosby. The band is formed in 1989.

Their style is comparable to that of Anacrusis, a technical, unique-sounding, sinister mix of Death-, Thrash-, and Progressive Metal with a wide variety of vocal styles.


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  • metalkillthekin

    Within the Veil ...great album!!!

    19 Aug 9:18am Reply
  • TrueMithrandir

    the classic Grind band will be the only one ever in my charts,,,

    22 Jul 3:43am Reply
  • off_topic

    whoever does dislike one of this two great bands is just plain narrowminded!

    7 Jul 11:37pm Reply
  • off_topic

    i [💞 💖 💚 💜 💛 💝 💗 💙 💚 💜 💛 💕 ♥ (💗 . 💗) ♥ 💕 💚 💜 💛 💙 💗 💝 💚 💜 💛 💖 💞] both bands

    7 Jul 11:22pm Reply
  • WszystkoDobrze

    Fuck off metal Fear Of God

    10 May 5:04pm Reply
  • Melinda_M

    Never forget You Dawn.

    20 Mar 7:32pm Reply
  • verulfr

    "within the veil" is unbelievable. intense stuff.

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Adrianonf

    Grind FOG is the best. [3]

    9 Mar 2013 Reply
  • PandmicSolution

    Blazing Swiss Noise.

    4 Mar 2013 Reply
  • stoffeman97

    I'd rather call the GxC band from swiss the real FoG since they were formed about 3 earlier than the band from USA.

    24 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Runoflife

    WTF is at the main picture? Where is real FoG from USA?

    19 Feb 2013 Reply
  • RedArmada

    I'm not interested in the metal Fear of God, but I wonder how Erich Keller would feel about homophobes like Noisefiend repping his band.

    15 Aug 2012 Reply
  • noisefiend

    feeling sorry for me is a waste of energy. people who pity are homosexuals.

    5 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Kamalus

    Who's the chick on the pic ?? Where's the true Fear of God from Switzerland ?

    29 Dec 2011 Reply
  • _Araya_

    Obviously when you grow up you will understand your mistake.

    28 Dec 2011 Reply
  • _Araya_

    I feel sorry for you, noisefiend. Fuck yourself.

    20 Dec 2011 Reply
  • noisefiend

    fuck Dawn Crosby.

    7 Dec 2011 Reply
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  • Ra_Pariah

    Fear of God from California. One of the best thrash metal bands ever.

    9 Sep 2011 Reply
  • NorseDave

    Grind FOG is the best. [2]

    6 Sep 2011 Reply
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