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Kill Your Idols



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Hometown: New York City, NY (USA)

About:

Kill Your Idols is a hardcore punk band formed in New York City in 1996.

The lineup is: Andy West– lead vocals
Gary Bennett II– guitar, backing vocals
Brian Meehan– guitar, backing vocals
Mike DeLorenzo– bass
Vinnie Value– drums

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Reviews

Kill Your Idols Something Started Here

Kill Your Idols

Something Started Here (2007)

Lifeline

Kill Your Idols From Companionship To Competition

Kill Your Idols

From Companionship To Competition (2005)

SideOneDummy

Kill Your Idols Live at CBGB's [reissue]

Kill Your Idols

Live at CBGB's [reissue] (2005)

Blackout! / Creep

Kill Your Idols/Crime in Stereo Split

Kill Your Idols/Crime in Stereo

Split (2003)

Blackout!

Kill Your Idols Funeral For A Feeling

Kill Your Idols

Funeral For A Feeling (2001)

SideOneDummy

Kill Your Idols This Is Just the Beginning

Kill Your Idols

This Is Just the Beginning (1999)

Blackout!

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