Corrosion of Conformity ( COC ) is an American heavy metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina. For almost all of its existence, the band consists of guitarist Woody Weatherman, bassist Mike Dean (who left the group in 1987, but who returned six years later), drummer Reed Mullin (who left group in 2001 but who returned nine years later) and singer and guitarist Pepper Keenan (who joined the band in 1989). After a period of inactivity since 2006, Corrosion of Conformity returns on stage in 2010, without Keenan, who was at that time, member of the Down group.
To date, Corrosion of Conformity has released seven studio albums, two EPs, one compilation, and five live albums. Their first three albums - Eye for an Eye (1984), Animosity (1985) and Blind (1991) - attract the attention of Columbia Records, which signed with the band in 1993. Corrosion of Conformity finds success thanks to the release of his fourth album, Deliverance , which reaches 155> place at Billboard 200 presenting the hit singles Albatross and Clean My Wounds . their next album Wiseblood , released in 1996, is also a hit and becomes the most profitable album of Corrosion of Conformity in the United States, reaching 104> Billboard 200. Corrosion of Confirmity will release a new album in 2014>.
Corrosion of Conformity (abbreviated COC) is formed in Raleigh, North Carolina by bassist and singer Mike Dean, guitarist Woody Weatherman and drummer Reed Mullin in the 1980s. They released 20 first hardcore punk-themed songs in their album Eye for an Eye , the only album in which Eric Eycke sings, is released in 1984 (more later reissued to the Caroline Records label in 1989). Shortly after, Eycke leaves the group, and C.O.C. continues as a trio with Dean and Mullin sharing the song on the album