Origin: New York, NY, USA
Genres: Thrash Metal
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Nuclear Assault  


Formed by Danny Lilker after his departure from Anthrax, Nuclear Assault's sound combined both the hardcore influences of Lilker and John Connelly with the more metallic styles of Anthony Bramante and Glenn Evans, accentuated by Connelly's rather unique whiney (yet effective) vocal style. Game Over and Survive are arguably the band's best albums and are highly regarded as hardcore-tinged thrash classics. The band dissolved soon after the release of Something Wicked, the only album not to feature the classic lineup (Bramante and Lilker had left the band previously).

In 2002 the original lineup came back together, and a live album Live Again was released in 2003. With new guitarist Scott Harrington now on board (who replaces Erik Burke, who had replaced Anthony Bramante), the band has released their first studio album in over a decade, entitled Third World Genocide.

Current Members

John Connelly

guitars/vocals

Scott Harrington

guitars

Danny Lilker

bass (Anthrax, Brutal Truth, Holy Moses, The Ravenous, Stormtroopers Of Death)

Glenn Evans

drums (TT Quick)

Former Members/Guests

Anthony Bramante

guitars

Erik Burke

guitars (Brutal Truth, Lethargy, Sulaco)

Dave DiPietro

guitars (TT Quick)

Scott Metaxas

bass


Discography



(EP) Brain Death 
1986 Combat
  1. Brain Death
  2. Final Flight
  3. Demolition
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans

Reviews:   Metal Observer 



Game Over 
1986 Combat
  1. Live, Suffer, Die
  2. Sin
  3. Cold Steel
  4. Betrayal
  5. Radiation Sickness
  6. Hang the Pope...
  7. After the Holocaust
  8. Mr. Softee Theme
  9. Stranded in Hell
  10. Nuclear War
  11. My America
  12. Vengeance
  13. Brain Death
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans




(EP) The Plague 
1987 Combat
  1. Game Over
  2. Nightmares
  3. Butt Fuck
  4. Justice
  5. The Plague
  6. Cross of Iron
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans

Reviews:   Metal Observer  Metal Forces 



Survive 
1988 IRS
  1. Rise from the Ashes
  2. Brainwashed
  3. F#
  4. Survive
  5. Fight to be Free
  6. Got Another Quarter
  7. Great Depression
  8. Wired
  9. Equal Rights
  10. P.S.A.
  11. Technology
  12. Good Times, Bad Times
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans




Handle With Care 
1989 Under One Flag
  1. New song
  2. Critical mass
  3. Inherited hell
  4. Surgery
  5. Emergency
  6. Funky noise
  7. F#(wake up)
  8. When freedom dies
  9. Search & seizure
  10. Torture tactics
  11. Mother's day
  12. Trail of tears
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans




Out Of Order 
1991 IRS
  1. Sign in Blood
  2. Fashion Junkie
  3. Too Young to Die
  4. Preaching to the Deaf
  5. Resurrection
  6. Stop Wait Think
  7. Doctor Butcher
  8. Quocustodiat
  9. Hypocrisy
  10. Save the Planet
  11. Ballroom Blitz
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans




Live At The Hammersmith Odeon  LIVE
1992 Relativity
  1. Intro / New Song
  2. Critical Mass
  3. Game Over
  4. Nightmares
  5. Butt Fuck
  6. Survive
  7. Torture Tactics
  8. Trail of Tears
  9. Mother's Day
  10. My America
  11. Hang the Pope
  12. Lesbians
  13. Funky Noise
  14. Good Times, Bad Times (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans




Something Wicked 
1993 IRS
  1. Something Wicked
  2. Another Violent End
  3. Behind Glass Walls
  4. Chaos
  5. The Forge
  6. No Time
  7. To Serve Man
  8. Madness Descends
  9. Poetic Justice
  10. Art
  11. The Other End
  • John Connelly
  • Dave DiPietro
  • Scott Metaxas
  • Glenn Evans




Assault And Battery  COMPILATION
1997 IRS
  1. Happy Days
  2. Enter Darkness
  3. Leaders
  4. Hang the Pope
  5. Radiation Sickness
  6. Hypocrisy
  7. Behind Glass Walls
  8. No Time
  9. Hour Shower
  10. Sadam
  11. Preaching to the Deaf
  12. Hang the Pope
  13. Ping (live)
  14. Torture Tactics (live)
  15. Fight to Be Free (live)
  16. Trail of Tears (live)
  17. Ping Again (live)
  18. Butt Fuck (live)




Alive Again  LIVE
2003 Screaming Ferret
  1. Rise from the Ashes
  2. Brainwashed
  3. F#
  4. New Song
  5. Critical Mass
  6. Sin / Betrayal
  7. Radiation Sickness
  8. Game Over
  9. Butt Fuck
  10. Trail of Tears
  11. Hang the Pope
  • John Connelly
  • Anthony Bramante
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



Third World Genocide 
2005 Screaming Ferret
  1. Third World Genocide
  2. Price of Freedom
  3. Human Wreckage
  4. Living Hell
  5. Whine and Cheese
  6. Defiled Innocence
  7. Exoskeletal
  8. Discharged Reason
  9. Fractured Minds
  10. The Hockey Song
  11. Eroded Liberty
  12. Long Haired Asshole (John Connelly Theory cover)
  13. Glenn's Song
  • John Connelly
  • Erik Burke
  • Danny Lilker
  • Glenn Evans

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Chronicles Of Chaos  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



Atomic Waste: Demos & Rehearsals  COMPILATION
2012 High Roller
  1. Live, Suffer, Die
  2. Betrayal
  3. Hang the Pope
  4. Radiation Sickness
  5. Demolition
  6. Lesbians
  7. Side B
  8. Stranded in Hell
  9. Nightmares
  10. Cold Steel
  11. The Plague
  12. Cross of Iron
  13. Vengeance
  14. Hang the Pope




Live In Tokyo  LIVE
2013
  1. Intro [feat. Glenn Evans]
  2. Rise from the Ashes
  3. Brainwashed
  4. F#
  5. New Song
  6. Critical Mass
  7. Sign in Blood
  8. Fashion Junkie
  9. Too Young to Die
  10. Preaching to the Deaf
  11. Wake Up
  12. When Freedom Dies
  13. Ping
  14. Torture Tactics
  15. Fight to Be Free
  16. Trail of Tears
  17. Ping Again
  18. Buttfuck
  19. Game Over
  20. Technology
  21. Rock & Roll
  22. Good Times Bad Times
  23. Justice
  24. Emergency


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