Trauma (band)

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Trauma 2018.jpg
Trauma in 2018
Background information
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal
Years active 1981–1985, 2011–present
Labels Shrapnel Records, Metal Blade, Pure Steel Records, The Orchard/Sony, Rivet Records.
Associated acts Metallica, Testament, St. Elmo's Fire, Moon Dog Mane, Black Sunday Dream, Mechanizm, Danzig, Deconstruct, Dublin Death Patrol
Members Donny Hillier
Kris Gustofson
Steve Robello
Joe Fraulob
Greg Christian
Past members Cliff 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
  • Kris Gustofson – drums
  • Greg Christian – bass guitar
  • Joe Fraulob - Guitars
  • Steve Robello - Guitars

Former members[edit]

  • Cliff Burton – bass guitar
  • Michael Overton – guitars
  • Ross Alexander - guitars
  • George Lady – guitars
  • Lucas Advicula – bass guitar
  • Dennis Schaefer – drums
  • Steve Quartarola - drums
  • Ronn Brow - drums
  • Dan Cunningham - drums
  • Adam Alvarez - bass guitar



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


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