Punishment (1989-present) is a Thrash Metal band from Vienna, Austria.
t time of writing only two members remain, that being Otto (guitars) and Fredl (a.k.a. Sic; guitars), both who joined in 2003 replacing almost the entire original membership of Eugen M. Pagany (bass; left in 2000),Andreas Öcsi (vvocals; who left in 2002; ex-Deception) and Matthias Arncnik (drums; ex-Deception), Florian Kunz (guitars), Peter "Pedro" Spatzierer (guitars) all who were gone by 2003 with Martin "Luigi" Lugmayer (drums) joining in 2003 but left soon after. They released Punishment (demo; 2000), Live Payback live album (2002) and Chronicles of a Sickness Split with German act 7th Nemesis (2003). That "split" recording being the last before the act split leaving only two members who have been silent since.