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American band


Forme date1977
Formed42 years (approx) ago
Members Lee Ving
Fear performing on the Warped Tour at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, California on August 10, 2010. Left to right: Paul Lerma, Andrew Jamiez, Lee Ving, and Lawrence Arrieta.

About Fear

Fear, stylized as 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 Californian hardcore punk. The group gained national prominence after an infamous 1981 performance on Saturday Night Live. Frontman Lee Ving has been the band's only constant member. Since its formation, the band has gone through various lineup changes, and at one point even featured Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass. The classic FEAR lineup existed from 1978–1982, and was composed of Ving, guitarist Philo Cramer, bassist Derf Scratch and drummer Spit Stix.


The following people have been a part of Fear: