Final Conflict is a hardcore punk band from Long Beach, California formed in 1983. They have gone through various lineup changes with the only constant member being original guitar player (and founder) Jeff Harp.

Final Conflict
OriginLong Beach, California, United States
GenresHardcore punk, thrash metal, crossover thrash
Years active1983–present
LabelsTankcrimes
Relapse Records
Pusmort
Nemesis
Bacteria Sour
Tacklebox/Cargo
Associated actsMan Destroys
46 Short
Chicano Christ
Lower Class Brats
Website[1]
MembersRon Martinez
Jeff Harp
Nick Manning
Anthony Robles
Past membersJohnny Daniels
Jeff Lennert
Rob Justice
Warren Renfrow
Adam Zuckert
Travis Laws
James Scoggins
Dale Dang
David Phillips
Ron Avila
Anthony Guarino
Mark David
John Haddad
Steve Shears
Rick Kurtz
Calum Mackenzie
Eric Fauver

Final Conflict is regarded as one of the first extreme hardcore punk bands from the Los Angeles/Orange County area. They incorporated a British-style hardcore punk rock at a time when the punk rock scene was at its weakest popularity. Their perseverance and dedicated fan base helped spark a Los Angeles and Orange County punk rock revival of sorts during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Final Conflict have stayed active and relevant thru the years touring and releasing new material. In 2013 Final Conflict reunited 3/4 of the "Ashes to Ashes" lineup for the Chaos in Tejas Festival in Austin TX and Maryland Death Fest in Baltimore 2014.

Currently the band's lineup includes 1/2 of the original 1987 "Ashes to Ashes" lineup. Ron Martinez (Vocals), Jeff Harp (Guitar), Anthony Robles (Bass) and Nick Manning (drums) and have consistently played with this lineup since 2016.

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Ashes To Ashes - LP (1988)
  • Discharged-From Home Front to War Front - EP Compilation (1991)
  • The American Scream - EP 7" (1992)
  • V/A Strange Notes - A Germs Cover Compilation - CD (1996)
  • Face Extinction - EP 7" (1997)
  • INSTITUTION - E.P. 7” (1997)
  • Split with "No Reason" - EP Split 7" (1997)
  • Rebirth - LP (1997)
  • Final Conflict - EP 7" (1997)
  • No Peace On Earth, No Rest In Hell - LP (2006)
  • V/A What Are We Fighting For? - A Dead Kennedys Tribute Album - CD (2007)
  • "Nineteen Eighty-Five Demo" - LP (2013)
  • "Ashes to Ashes" - LP + 2xCD (includes 1985 demo) reissue (2014)

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