Casey Royer

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Casey Royer
Birth name Casey A. Royer
Born (1960-10-08) October 8, 1960 (age 53)
Genres Punk rock, hardcore punk, skate punk
Occupations Musician
Instruments Drums; Vocals
Years active 1979 - present
Labels Frontier
Triple X
Doctor Dream
Suburban Noize
Associated acts The Detours(1978-1980) Social Distortion (1979-1980)
The Adolescents (1980-1981, 1986-1987, 2001-2002)
D.I. (1981-present)
ADZ (1989-1993)

Casey Royer (born October 8, 1960) is an American musician who began his career playing drums for punk bands, The Detours and Social Distortion[1] at age 18 in 1978. He then moved on to play for The Adolescents off and on from[2] 1980–87. While The Adolescents were on hiatus from 1981–86, Casey went on to form D.I. in 1981, a Southern California hardcore beach-party punk band. When The Adolescents regrouped in 1986, Casey returned to start working on their new album, Brats in Battalions, but left before the album was recorded. He rejoined them in 2001-2002 for their 20th Anniversary Tour. Casey also joined ADZ from 1989–93, after which he again made D.I. his primary focus. He is the only remaining original member of D.I.'s line-up and has been billed as their vocalist since 1981.


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: Social Distortion". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: The Adolescents". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010.