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Name: Martus
Genre: Alternative Rock
Years Active: 1983-198?
Former Members: Sim Wilson, Gene Eugene, Paul Valdez, Greg Lawless, Steve Lauster, Riki Michele
Associated Acts: Adam Again


Martus was an early band that consisted of members of Adam Again and Undercover. Sim Wilson of Undercover was the lead singer, and other members included Gene Eugene, Paul Valdez, Greg Lawless, and Steve Lauster. Some sources also indicate Riki Michele was a member at one point. Very little is known about this band. At some point, Sim left Martus to join Undercover and Gene, Paul, Greg, and Riki changed band names and Adam Again was born.


1983 Closer Musiken Records


Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 1983
Recorded: Musiken Studios, Pomona, CA March & April 1983
Label: Musiken Records
Producer: Ken Sockwell and Gene Andrusco]]

Closer is an early demo by Martus before they changed names to Adam Again. The information below is incomplete.

Band Members
  • Gene Andrusco - Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
  • Steve Lauster - Drums
  • Greg Lawless - Guitar
  • Paul Valdez - Bass Guitar, Vocals
  • Sim Wilson - Vocals
Track listing
  1. Jesus Cares 4 U
  2. Closer
  3. Thief in the Night
  4. Psalm 25:5
  5. Read It and Weep
  6. He's Crying
  7. You Are All I Need
  8. On Fire
  9. Who Cares
  10. The Rock-A-Bill
  11. 11 He's My Reason
Album Credits
  • Mixed at Spotlight Studios, Chino, CA May 1983
  • Engineered by Terry Eustler, Ken Stockwell, & Gene Andrusco
  • Logo Design by Julie Wilson
  • Typesetting by A.D.S., Ontario, CA
  • Preacher on “Read It And Weep” is John Lawless