Riverside, CA punks Total Chaos formed in 1988, comprising vocalist Rob Chaos, guitarist Gary Doom, bassist Joe E. Bastard and drummer Gearbox during their self-released debut LP WE HAVE BEEN the Punx, WE HAVE BEEN the near future. Doom exited the group immediately after, and upon setting up fresh guitarist Ronald McMurder, Total Chaos authorized to Epitaph, issuing Pledge of Defiance in 1994. Second guitarist Germ became a member of the collapse for 1995’s Patriotic Surprise, but by enough time from the follow-up Anthems from your Alleyway just Rob Chaos and Joe E. Bastard continued to be from the prior album, using the line-up right now including guitarist Shawn Smash and drummer Suzy Homewrecker. By early 1998 gossips had been circulating that Rob Chaos experienced died; even though stories had been untrue, it had been verified that Total Chaos experienced disbanded, although by Sept the group reformed minus Homewrecker, who was simply (based on the standard Total Chaos site) stealing the band’s T-shirts, offering them in a low price and keeping all the earnings herself. With fresh drummer Traci Michaels, the quartet authorized to Cleopatra and released In God We Destroy in mid-1999; Electric powered Lady followed later on that same yr. Punk Invasion made an appearance in springtime 2001.