Trauma (band)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Trauma 2018.jpg
Trauma in 2018
Background information
OriginSan Francisco, California, United States
GenresHeavy metal, thrash metal
Years active1981–1985, 2013–present
LabelsShrapnel Records, Metal Blade, Pure Steel Records, The Orchard/Sony, Rivet Records.
Associated actsMetallica, Testament, St. Elmo's Fire, Moon Dog Mane, Black Sunday Dream, Mechanizm, Danzig, Deconstruct, Dublin Death Patrol
MembersDonny Hillier
Kris Gustofson
Steve Robello
Joe Fraulob
Greg Christian
Past membersCliff Burton (bass)
Michael Overton (rhythm guitar)
Ross Alexander (lead guitar)
Dennis Schaefer (drums)
George Lady (lead guitar)
Lucas Advicula (bass)
Kurt Fry guitars, Marcel Eaton bass

Trauma is a heavy metal band formed in 1981. It currently consist of members Donny Hillier, Kris Gustafson, Steve Robello, Joe Fraulob, and Greg Christian. The band is known today for its association with Cliff Burton, the second bassist of heavy metal band Metallica.

Band members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Donny Hillier – lead vocals (1981-1985, 2013-present)
  • Kris Gustofson – drums (1982-1985, 2013-present)
  • Greg Christian – bass guitar (2017-present)
  • Joe Fraulob - Guitars (2017-present)
  • Steve Robello - Guitars (2017-present), bass (2014-2017)

Former members[edit]

  • Cliff Burton – bass guitar (1981-1982)
  • Dennis Schaefer – drums (1981-1982)
  • George Lady – guitars (1981-1983)
  • Michael Overton – guitars (1981-1985)
  • Lucas Advicula – bass guitar (1982-1984)
  • Ross Alexander - guitars (1983-1985)
  • Glen Gordon - bass guitar (1984-1985)
  • Marcel Eaton - bass guitar (2013-2014)
  • Kurt Fry - guitars (2013-2015)
  • Jeff Jones - guitars (2015-2017)
  • Bobby Eaton - guitars (2016-2017)



  • Scratch and Scream (1984)
  • Rapture and Wrath (2015)
  • The Rage (single) (2017)
  • As The World Dies (2018)


External links[edit]