Combat (1984-1986, 2000- ): a Thrash Metal band from Whitestone, New York, USA.
ombat formed in 1984 under the membership of Rex "Deadfoot" Rossbach (drums/vocals), Jeff Rossbach (guitars) and Chris "The Monarch" Weidner (vocals/bass) to release a couple of demos before being forced to change their name to Napalm by the request of their record label 'Combat'. Under this moniker, and a couple of line-up changes, they would record several albums before splitting.
Under the membership of Santa 666 (Real Name: Bob Eubank; bass/vocals), Deadfoot (Real Name: Rex Rossbach; drums) and Terminator (Real Name: Jeff Rossbach; guitars) Combat reformed to release the Live Battle at l'Amour EP (2002), Any Questions? compilation (2003), Heading South (2004; live), Ruination (2007), Age of Discord (2011) and Napalm Sticks to Everything compilation (2013) before Mission of Mayhem (2014) featuring The Monarch (Real Name: Chris Weidner) took over bass as well as assisting on vocals.
Footnote: Not to be confused with bands of the same name Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida.