800 Octane is a Punk Rock band from Portland, Oregon. The band formed over 10 years ago and has since toured the northwest five times and have played spots on the 2002 and 2003 Vans Warped Tour. They have released four full length albums on an indie label, New School Records. Their music was influenced heavily by classic punk bands including The Misfits, The Ramones and The Damned. The members of the band are avid fans of horror movies and are currently filming their own zombie movie called Undead on Arrival. ...more on Wikipedia about "800 octane"
Apocalypse Hoboken were a punk rock band from Chicago. The band had been together, in various incarnations, since their final year of high school ( 1987), and despite extensive touring and many releases, failed to achieve much recognition. In 2001 the band split up for good, with some members going on to lead 'normal' lives and others pursuing alternative musical pursuits. ...more on Wikipedia about "Apocalypse Hoboken"
Arab On Radar were a Providence, Rhode Island based noise rock band. They disbanded in 2003. Members of the band went on to form or join the bands The Chinese Stars, Athletic Automaton, and Made in Mexico. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arab on Radar"
The Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, or simply D.R.I., is a thrash metal/ hardcore punk band that formed in 1982. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dirty Rotten Imbeciles"
Dr. Know is a punk band from Los Angeles, CA with roots in Ventura County, CA. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dr. Know (band)"
'Dresden 45' was a hardcore punk band from Houston, Texas, also known as 'D45' and variantly, 'D'45'. They were one of the first hardcore bands to implement a guitar-driven heavy metal sound into their music. Like other Houston bands Dirty Rotten Imbeciles and Verbal Abuse, 'Dresden 45' played a breathless, high-speed type of hardcore punk now referred to as crust or krust. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dresden 45"
Dropkick Murphys are a Celtic Punk band formed in the Irish Catholic working class neighborhoods of South Boston, Massachusetts, USA. They practiced in the basement of a friend's barbershop, blending punk rock, Oi!, Irish folk, rock, and hardcore into something they could call their own. The sound of their music is rooted in such outfits like Stiff Little Fingers, The Pogues, AC/DC, and The Clash. Their name was taken from a local rehab center. They typically close their concerts with Skinhead on the MBTA, a parody of The MTA Song. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dropkick Murphys"
From First to Last are an American post-hardcore band. They're currently signed to Epitaph Records and have released an EP and a full-length album. They are based in Los Angeles, California. ...more on Wikipedia about "From First to Last"
Gabriels Fallen is a hybrid of early Americian metal and punk rock from Southern California's South Bay. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gabriels Fallen"
Latterman are a four-piece punk rock band fron Huntington, New York. They are signed to the Deep Elm Record Label. They play a style of punk rock with plenty of passion, and sing songs with heartfelt lyrics, usually containing personal political ideals. The band are making their first European tour appearances in April 2006. The band have been compared to the likes of Against Me! The Lawrence Arms, Taking Back Sunday and Fifth Hour Hero. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latterman"
Mindflayer is a noise rock band from Providence, Rhode Island made up of Brian Chippendale (of Lightning Bolt) and Matt Brinkman (of Forcefield) which was formed out of Fort Thunder. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mindflayer (band)"
The Necros were an early hardcore punk band from Maumee, Ohio. Founded by then-teenagers Barry Henssler, Andy Wendler, and Todd Swalla around 1979. The first release was a 1981 7-inch EP with nine tracks. Indicating little of the group's direction the group added Corey Rusk and the organized punk of the EP had transformed into grinding trash for the Conquest for Death album (1983), after a hiatus and Ron Sakowski replacing Rusk the group released a more accessible hardcore punk album with Tangled Up (1987). The final release was a live album Live or Else in 1989. ...more on Wikipedia about "Necros"
Scaterd Few initially existed from 1983 until 1984 with a brief stint in 1985. Lead by Allan Aguirre, then known as Rämald Domkus, the band recorded an 11 song demo with Terry Scott Taylor as producer in June of 1983. Some of the material from this time was later released on their disk Out of the Attic. In 1985 Scaterd Few went on hiatus and Allan left to produce music with another band, Cygnet - the blue print for Spy Glass Blue. Scaterd Few is considered to be the first American Christian Punk band. ...more on Wikipedia about "Scaterd Few"
Sloppy Seconds is a Ramones-influenced melodic and lyrically offensive punk band from Indianaopolis that started in the mid-1980s. With such underground hits as "Come Back, Traci" (a tribute to an underaged Traci Lords), "I Want 'em Dead", and "So Fucked up", the band seems to sing about such topics as pornography, classic horror movies, old TV shows, comic books, alcohol, being fat, and getting drunk. They have been quoted as being proud to be fat, drunk, and stupid. Their name is possibly related to a slang sexual term describing having sex with someone after someone has already had sex with them. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sloppy Seconds" This text is made on http://www.shortopedia.com
The Faction are a punk rock band from San Jose, California that is closely linked to the underground skateboarding culture. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Faction"
The Feederz is a punk rock band from Arizona. They are infamous for their song Jesus Entering from the Rear which was featured on Alternative Tentacles' Let Them Eat Jellybeans compilation. The Feederz have strong situationist tendencies, and occasionally verge into anarchism; their songs are highly critical of government, consumerism, and religion. Their first full length, Ever Feel Like Killing Your Boss?, was covered in sandpaper in true situationist style. Lead singer Frank Discussion has been a vocal critic of the RIAA; the band has released many of their songs in mp3 format on their website . ...more on Wikipedia about "The Feederz"
The Gits were a Seattle punk rock band. They split up in 1993 after singer Mia Zapata was tragically raped and murdered on her way home from a Seattle bar on 7 July. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Gits"
The Mr. T Experience are a humorous and intelligent band from Berkeley, California who began in the 1980s. Taking their name from professional wrestler, bouncer-turned-actor and television personality ...more on Wikipedia about "The Mr. T Experience"
The Slickee Boys were a Washington, D.C.-area psychedelic / garage rock / punk band, led by Kim Kane, Mark Noone, and Marshall Keith. The band has become underground legends in the D.C. punk community. They were known for their wild costumes and graphics. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Slickee Boys"
The Undead is a punk band formed in 1980 in Lodi, New Jersey by Bobby Steele on vocals and guitar, Chris Natz on bass, and Patrick Blanck on drums. Bobby had just been fired from his previous band The Misfits when forming The Undead. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Undead"
The X-Possibles are a punk band based out of New York City, founded in 1997. The line-up has shifted constantly over the years, including members of The Stockyard Stoics, Leftöver Crack, and other New York bands, revolving around the core of founding members Tibbie-X on vocals and Rikky Chips playing guitar. ...more on Wikipedia about "The X-Possibles"
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X are a noted punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977. While they achieved only limited mainstream success, they were one of the most accessible and tuneful of Los Angeles' many punk bands. ...more on Wikipedia about "X (US band)"
Zonder is a heavy metal/ punk music trio from San Francisco, California. Drummer Robin Eckman had a three month stint with Good Charlotte. Bassist Michael Shiono was rated as top jazz bass player in a high school division in 2002 by the NCBA. Zonder Guitarist/ Vocalist Russel Archer was formerly involved with Scaterd Few, and is currently also a member of the electronoise group Vulcanus 68. ...more on Wikipedia about "Zonder"
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