Abstinence (band)

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Abstinence
OriginBelmar, New Jersey, U.S.
GenresIndustrial
noise
performance art
Years active1985–present
Labelss6k Media
Furnace Records
Silent Records
MembersDarryl Hell
John Bechdel
Deftly-D

Abstinence is an experimental industrial music project founded in 1985 in Belmar, New Jersey, USA, now based in Brooklyn. Its sound ranges from bombastic to noise, ambient soundtrack to industrial music and uses video/audio dialog and sound samples.

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Full length albums and EPs[edit]

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Compilation appearances[edit]

  • Hellscape (1995, Furnace/Silent) includes the songs "Interference" and "Screaming Into the Void VSmix: (Virtually Silent Mix)"
  • New Industries (1995, Dynamica Records - Germany) includes the song "Frigid Changes"
  • Hellscape 2 (1995, Furnace/Silent) includes the song "Fractured/Assassinate the Beat"
  • Operation:Beatbox (1996, Reconstriction Records/Cargo Records) includes the song "Two-Three-Break"
  • Ikebana : Merzbow's Amlux Rebuilt, Reused And Recycled (2003, Important Records) includes the song "Freq"
  • The Unreasonable: Voidstar Productions XXV Year Anniversary Compilation (2015, Voidstar Productions) includes the song "Multiple Beat Revolt (MSTREdit)" [4][5]

Filmography[edit]

  • Backyard Glances soundtrack Alva Skateboards (1987) includes the song "Level 7"
  • Multiple Cross Wounds unreleased video (1991)

Members[edit]

Current[edit]

Past members[edit]

  • Steve Herring
  • Bill Kuegler
  • Mike Roberts
  • Eloise Mourning
  • Paul Raven
  • J.Burns
  • Jerry Franklin
  • Bill Latshaw
  • Tommy Latshaw
  • Tommy Walling
  • Mark Yard
  • Mike Scrivani
  • Greg Hunt
  • Terry Hughes

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