U.S. Bombs is an American punk rock band from Orange County, California. U.S. Bombs is composed of singer Duane Peters, guitarists Kerry Martinez and Jonny "Two Bags" Wickersham, bassist Wade Walston and drummer Chip Hanna.
Singer Duane Peters is a legendary and professional skateboarder during the skate explosion in the early 80s in Southern California. Well known as "The Master of Disaster" he is the first to make a full loop on a skateboard he is also the creator of many figures on skateboarding and he is an innovator in the field of skateboarding in empty pools.
Duane Peters and all other members of the band played in many punk bands before forming the US Bombs, such as Political Crap, Shattered Faith, The Dischords, and The Exploding Fuck Dolls.
In 1993, Duane Peters left The Exploding Fuck Dolls and teamed up with his long-time friend, Kerry Martinez, to form U.S. Bombs. Their first release is a double 7 "label entitled" Scouts of America "in 1994 on Vinyl Dog Records with Duane Peters on vocals, Kerry Martinez on guitar, Steve Reynolds on bass and Benny Rapp III on drums, and later they publish their first album, Put Strength in the Final Blow.
After various training changes, the band now consists of Peters, Martinez, Reynolds, Chuck Briggs (from the Dischords) on guitar and Alex Gomez on drums. In 1996, they released their second album Garibaldi Guard at Alive Records, where they signed the same year. The following year released an EP titled Nevermind the Opened Minds ... Here's the U.S. Bombs. The Bombs continues to spin in support of their music.