Hard Rock & Metal

Biohazard…Where Are They Now?

With their unique mixture of Hardcore, Metal and Groove/Rap, BIOHAZARD crested the Mount Olympus of the international Hardcore and Metal scene at the beginning of the 90s.

What started out with »Biohazard« (1990) found its worthy continuation in »Urban Discipline« (1992) and »State Of The World Address« (1994). Of »Urban Discipline« over one million pieces were sold. With ´Punishment´ it contained the biggest hit of the band’s history to date and it made the boys from Brooklyn become internationally acclaimed superstars.
In 1995, guitarist Bobby Hambel left the band, but the fans stuck to their guns and vehemently demanded a reunion in the subsequent years – with success.

The video clip for ´Punishment´ is the most played video of all time on MTV Headbanger’s Ball.

Early 2008 the original bandmembers Billy Graziadei, Danny Schuler, Bobby Hambel, and Evan Seinfeld got it together and rehearsed together for the first time in many years, which entailed only positive feedback. Billy Graziadei for example put on record: “Being in the same room with my old friends kicked ass!“
Danny Schuler added that all of them were highly delighted at the fact that all of the old quarrels were settled – life was too short for conflicts like that anyhow. In 2009 BIOHAZARD played some highly celebrated shows in their original line-up. “It felt as if we had never quit. We stood on stage and felt just like back in the days. This very energy allowed us to write new songs together“, commented Billy.
BIOHAZARD signed a contract with Nuclear Blast and went into the studio with Toby Wright (Slayer, Alice In Chains, Fear Factory, Soulfly) to work on the ninth album.

The result was »Reborn In Defiance« (entered the German Album Charts on position 80) – the fulminant comeback of the Hardcore veterans, which enthralled both old and new fans. Even though the exit of Evan Seinfeld – former bass player and singer of the band – came by surprise, it couldn’t put a damper on BIOHAZARD’s booming tendency.

Evan Seinfeld – vocals

Former vocalist and bass player for Biohazard, Evan Seinfeld, who is actually a second cousin to comedian Jerry Seinfeld, left Biohazard twice. Originally he left in 2006 and then again in 2011 after a three-year reunion. In 2004 he married adult actress Tera Patrick and starred in seven adult films with her as “Spyder Jonez”. He has also acted in the HBO prison drama Oz, as well as several reality shows. He has also done featured voice work in several video games including Manhunt, Grand Theft Auto IV, and The Warriors. In 2011 Seinfeld joined Attika7, a band featuring former members of Walls of Jericho, Static-X, Soulfly, and Possessed. In 2019 Seinfeld debuted his first single as a hip-hop artist as SVG$. He is currently married to former pornographic actress Lupe Fuentes.

Billy Graziadei – rhythm guitar, vocals

In 2004, Graziadei started Suicide City with Groovenics singer Karl Bernholtz, Groovenics/Ghost Fight guitarist A. J. Marchetta, Kittie bassist Jennifer Arroyo. In 2017, Bily Graziadei formed Powerflo, featuring lead vocalist Sen Dog from Cypress Hill. He released his first solo album as BillyBio. The album, Feed the Fire, was released on November 30, 2018. Although Biohazard hasn’t recorded or performed since 2015, Graziadei stated that Biohazard still exists as a band and would return to the scene when the time was right.

Bobby Hambel – lead guitar

Bobby previously performed in the band The White Devil with Cro-Mags members. Bobby Hambel has played guitar with the Goth/Doom band A Pale Horse Named Death during their live gigs as well as performed on several recorded songs. He is still the current guitarist in Biohazard.

Danny Schuler – drums

Danny Shuler is still the current drummer for Biohazard.


About the author

Bobby Caughron

Bobby Caughron is a music journalist and Editor-In-Chief for XS ROCK. He began a life-long fan of hard rock and metal music after hearing KISS as a kid. He is still an avid fan of the 80s metal scene and continues to discover and write about new music in all rock genres today.

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