Vatican Commandos was a hardcore punk band formed in Darien, Connecticut.
The band features members James Spadaccini, John Farnsworth, Lindsey Anderson, Chip Moody, Chuck “Wheat” Weaver, and Richard Hall (who also went on to success under the name “Moby” after the VC had disbanded). The band was formed in 1982 and released its first 7″ EP entitled, Hit Squad for God in 1983. Richard Hall (Moby) is credited as “M.H.” on the back cover of the release. Later members included Dave Hower, Mike Pollock, and Matt Craig. The band went on to release the Just a Frisbee 7″ EP later in 1983 and Point Me to the End 12″ EP in 1984. The “Just a Frisbee” 7″ cover artwork was drawn by Rob Zombie, founder and lead singer of White Zombie. The Vatican Commandos disbanded in 1985.
First vinyl reissue for Darien, Connecticut hardcore punk legends Vatican Commandos’ 1983 debut, featuring Richard Hall (A.K.A. world famous pop star MOBY) on guitar.
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