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The Casualties are an American street punk band which was formed in New York City in 1990. It was formed by vocalist Jorge Herrera, Hank (guitar), Colin Wolf (vocals), Mark Yoshitomi (bass) and Yureesh Hooker (drums). Hank’s last name of several is unknown. Jorge Herrera is the only remaining member of the originals. During the early years of the band, the members were very fluid.

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The Casualties were formed in 1990, with original members Jorge Herrera (vocals) Hank (guitar), Colin Wolf (vocals), Mark Yoshitomi (bass) and Yureesh Hooker (drums). The members aimed to return to what they viewed as the “golden era” of street punk, embodied by bands such as The Exploited and Charged GBH which they believed had disappeared by 1985.[3] During the early years, the lineup was fluid, with several changes. That first year, Colin stepped out for several months to finish his education while Rachel, TheRivits’ singer, took his place.[3]
In 1991, Hank left the band, to be replaced by Fred (last name unknown) on guitar. Colin, Jorge, Yureesh, Hank and Mark put together a demo, titled Political Sin, for the Benefit for Beer compilation.[4] After making this recording, Fred left to go to school and Steve, from Distraught, fills in for a short time, until Fred returns to the band full-time. The 4 song EP, 40 Oz. Casualty was recorded at the end of 1991, and self-released.[3] 1992 saw the band touring and building up a fan base in NYC.


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  • StrokeHeart

    great band.

    28 Aug 9:36pm Reply
  • oigrrrl805

    Any updates on the "case"?

    22 Aug 8:40pm Reply
  • NikoThrash

    dale guachaaaa

    5 Aug 11:42pm Reply
  • HoxtonTom

    Innocent until proven guilty. [4]

    27 Jul 5:44am Reply
  • Psychoclone

    Fuck the god, they sounds strong!

    25 Jul 3:52pm Reply
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  • youarethequarry

    the overwhelming majority of rape accusations are true. if you side with the rapist over the accuser because shitty music is more important to you than sexual assault, you're a bad person and you should feel bad. kthxbye. [2]

    21 Jun 11:24am Reply
  • Psychoclone

    For me best Street Punk band!

    20 Jun 12:03pm Reply
  • Psychoclone

    Punks haters, FUCK OFF and DIE!

    20 Jun 12:02pm Reply
  • S1D1991

    Greetings from Ukraine)

    6 Jun 3:23pm Reply
  • jaguaricarlos


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  • BulmaPunkRocker

    Me auto-corrijo loco, puta los wnes TELA!!! Thank you guys for being so cool and relaxed! Special thanks to our "ladies man" Jake and to Rick, a really down-to-earth punk rocker, it was great to hang out with you and to be able to know you better. Indeed now I realize you guys (Rick the most) are just like me or any other punk rocker around the world. Greetings from SANTIAGO DE CHILE!!! PUNK NOT DEAD!!!

    22 Mar 1:57am Reply
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  • BulmaPunkRocker

    Tan postales estos lokos... hahaha. Pero igual no más lo pasamos bien en sus tokatas.

    19 Feb 4:23am Reply
  • Pam-param-pam

    Ахеренные!слушаю уже лет 7 их

    13 Feb 9:40am Reply
  • Scentless3

    Just bought We Are All We Have on Friday, can't stop listening to these guys.

    20 Jan 12:35am Reply
  • bEATWEAKer

    Someone should put Lostprophets and Gary Glitter in the similar artists. [3]

    7 Jan 3:45am Reply
  • HoxtonTom

    All this said, if Jorge can be found guilty I hope he does end up behind bars where he can make lots of new friends. Up da punx yo.

    5 Jan 12:16am Reply
  • HoxtonTom

    Someone should put Lostprophets and Gary Glitter in the similar artists. [2]

    5 Jan 12:06am Reply
  • HoxtonTom

    When I was in high school a girl lied about being raped. She convinced one of the students at our school to get a gun and take justice into his own hands. He did, and he killed the boy the girl had accused of raping her. Shortly after, it was revealed that the boy who was murdered hadn't raped the girl, and that the reason she'd accused him was due to her own jealousy when the murdered boy was involved with another female. An innocent person died because a girl lied. Some women lie. I know that's difficult for some people to believe but it happens. There's also lots of crazy people out there. Don't discount all the possible scenarios. This is why we have due process. People who think there's no such thing as being falsely accused of rape: what would you do if you were falsely accused?

    5 Jan 12:05am Reply
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