AskDefine | Define disrupt

Dictionary Definition



1 make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages" [syn: interrupt, break up, cut off]
2 throw into disorder; "This event disrupted the orderly process"
3 interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone" [syn: interrupt]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. to throw into confusion or disorder
    • Hecklers disrupted the man's speech
  2. to interrupt or impede something
    • Work on the tunnel was disrupted by a strike.


to throw into confusion or disorder
  • Finnish: häiritä
  • French: perturber, déranger
  • Italian: disturbare
to interrupt or impede something
  • Dutch: onderbreken
  • Finnish: häiritä
  • French: interrompre
  • Italian: interrompere, impedire
  • Portuguese: interromper, impedir
  • Spanish: interrumpir

Extensive Definition

Disrupt was a grindcore-influenced anarchist crust punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Although they only released one official album (Unrest on Relapse), the band acquired quite a cult following on the strength of several 7-inch EPs and compilation appearances. Members of the band have gone on to play in many other bands since the dissolution of Disrupt, including Grief, State of Fear, Consume, Noosebomb, Chicken Chest and the Bird Boys, Goff, The Sqwags, Uedecyde,Lucas' Wedge, The Threetles, Slugpuncher and Superpower.

Band members

Recording Engineer - Co-Producer



Studio Albums

  • Unrest (1994, Relapse Records)
  • Unrest (Remastered) (2007, Relapse Records)
  • The Rest


  • The Rest (2007, Relapse Records)

Live Albums

Split Albums

Compilation appearances

  • Son of Bllleeaaauuurrrrggghhh! 7" (Slap-a-Ham Records)
  • Crust and Anguished (MCR)
  • Heavy Hardcore Headroom (ET Discs/PEFE)
  • Death... Is Just the Beginning III (Relapse Records)
  • Corporate Death (Relapse Records)
  • "Grind Your Mind"
disrupt in French: Disrupt
disrupt in Italian: Disrupt
disrupt in Portuguese: Disrupt

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