Insolence

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Insolence
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Background information
Genres Nu metal, rapcore
Years active 1995–present
Labels Maverick Records
Warner Bros. Records
Members Mark Herman
Billy Rosenthal
Michael Rowan
Clint Westwood
Kevin "The Guch"
Ichy
Past members Ron Tanaguchi
Jerry M. Delalo
Paul Perry
Armando Cardenas
Joey Ruiz
This article is about the band named Insolence. For a definition of the word "insolence", see the Wiktionary entry insolence.

Insolence is a nu metal band which was formed in San Jose, California in 1995. They also use rap, reggae, and hardcore in their music.[1]

In 2007, the band hosted a weekly radio show named "Audio War Radio" on Tokyo's largest FM station, InterFM, which at them time reached 37 million people.[2] The band played music from and interviewed many American rock and metal bands including 311, Pepper, Papa Roach, Slightly Stoopid, Hed PE, Skindred and others.

All of the proceeds from the sales of their 2008 release "Beats, Not Bombs" were donated to the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and the Nagasaki City Peace Promotion Office.[3]

The band has released two major label records, Revolution on Maverick Records and Stand Strong on Warner Bros. Records. The band's latest studio albums Audio War and Project Konflict were released by Powerslave Records.

Current members[edit]

  • Mark Herman - vocals, MC
  • Billy Rosenthal aka Mecha 1 - vocals (reggae), percussion
  • Michael Rowan - guitar
  • Clint Westwood - bass
  • Kevin "The Guch" - drums
  • Ichy - turntables and samples

Former members[edit]

  • Ron Tanaguchi - vocals
  • Jerry M. Delalo aka Da Hermit - turntables and samples
  • Paul Perry - bass
  • Armando Cardenas - drums
  • Joey Ruiz - guitar

Discography[edit]

  • Vicious circle (1995)
    1. Revenge
    2. Life No More
    3. Mind fuct
    4. Threatened w/Violence
    5. One Sided Mind
    6. Chaotic Visions
    7. Twisted Thoughts
    8. Wasted Youth
  • Within (1997)
    1. Front
    2. 1 x Zero
    3. Casualties
    4. Runaway
    5. Within
    6. Weapon Of Rage
    7. Insolence (Terrorists)
    8. Lies
    9. Words Of Hate
    10. Betrayed
    11. Inhumane
    12. Old World
  • Universal (1998)
    1. Theory
    2. Sick
    3. Built To Suffer
    4. Trava
    5. Bankrupt
    6. Can't Wake Up
    7. De Tox
    8. Thought You Knew
    9. Quest
    10. Lifted
    11. Distance
    12. Genocide
  • Terrorists (1999)
    1. Desolate World
    2. Intersections
    3. Mental Mental
    4. Can't Wake Up (Remix)
    5. Operation Apprehension
    6. Distance (Remix)
    7. Insolence Terrorists (Remix)
    8. Quest (Remix)
    9. Hold Tight
    10. Gods of Space
  • Poisonous Philosophy (2000)
    1. Gaffled
    2. 3rd I Satellite
    3. Head 2 Head
    4. Natural High
    5. Terrorist Dub
    6. Poisonous Philosophy
    7. Mad Science
    8. Last Rights
    9. Jump Up
    10. Level 1
    11. Revolution
    12. Sativa
    13. Invasion
  • Revolution (2001)
    1. Death Threat
    2. Head 2 Head
    3. Poison Well (featured in the 2001 motion picture Driven)
    4. Natural High
    5. Revolution
    6. 1-2, 1-2 (feat. Sen Dog)
    7. Lifted
    8. Game Over
    9. Get Up
    10. Mad Science II
    11. Detox
    12. Sick
    13. Break Down
    14. Sativa
    15. Front (Japanese bonus track)
  • Insolence EP (2003)
    1. Downfall
    2. Hater
    3. So Long
    4. Girl
    5. Revolt
  • Stand Strong (2003)
    1. Operation Irie
    2. Rude Boy
    3. Underground
    4. No More Lies
    5. Revolt
    6. Downfall
    7. Stand Strong
    8. Put Down You Gun
    9. Girl
    10. So Long
    11. Fuck Off
    12. Heart And Soul
    13. Hater
    14. So Long (Radio Version)
  • Audio War (2007)
    1. Danger
    2. Megumi
    3. Kobra Kai
    4. Blue Sky (feat. Kanetic Source)
    5. Liberation
    6. Kyodai
    7. Socialator
    8. Yoga Fire
    9. Josua
    10. Shine
    11. B.M.D.
    12. Rezistance (Japanese bonus track)
  • Uprising EP (2008)
    1. Uprising
    2. Today
    3. Ichy the Killer
    4. Lifted [Remix]
  • Beats Not Bombs (2008)
    1. Beats Not Bombs
    2. Yoga Fuego
  • Project Konflict (2010)
    1. Coup De Tat
    2. Molotov
    3. Ashita
    4. Politician
    5. Falling Down
    6. System Crash
    7. Konflict Of Interest (Feat. Dirtbag Dan)
    8. Modern Vampires
    9. Syncronize
    10. Resist
    11. Project Konflict
    12. New World
    13. God Wind (Japanese bonus track)

Videography[edit]

  • Poison Well
  • Operation Irie
  • Danger
  • Blue Sky (directed by Rory Campbell and Dan Martinez)
  • Molotov

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