Caustic Defiance was a hardcore punk band from Peoria, IL from 1983 to 1985. It was formed by Barry Steppe and Chopper Steppe after they moved to Peoria, causing the end of Negative Element. The sound is a fast and furious hardcore. They recorded a demo in 1983, as well as some tracks on a Kaaos Zine compilation.
- Reviews in Maximum Rock n' Roll
- Bad Compilation Tapes 21 (Kaaos Zine Presents)
- 4 tracks
- - Official MySpace page including downloadable mp3s