Fear is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1977. The band is credited for helping to shape the sound and style of American hardcore punk, the group started out as part of the early California punk rock scene, and gained national prominence after an infamous 1981 performance on Saturday Night Live. A re-recording of 1982’s The Record is due to be released in late 2012.
Frontman Lee Ving has been the band's only constant member. Since its formation, the band went through various line-up changes and at one point featured Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass.
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“I should fear the infinite power and inflexible justice of the almighty mortal hardly as yet apotheosized, so wholly masculine, with no sister Juno, no Apollo, no Venus, nor Minerva, to intercede for me, thumoi phileousa te, kedomene te.”
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