Crossover/Thrash band Urban Assault was formed in Johannesburg in 1989 and broke through in 1992 with the album "Don't Bother Running - You'll Just Die Tired" (Inhouse Records).

At the time, the group not only fulfilled the need for more street-level and authentic music, but also established/managed venues, promoted events, and on their own initiative, showcased new talent,/shared the stage with almost all bands of similar genre(s) in Gauteng (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Urban Assault's content predominantly centered around enviro-political and animal rights issues.

To chat to the previous band members, click here

For more info on the band pre 2014, click here



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