Suicidal Tendencies is an American hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. Sometimes regarded as the progenitors of skate punk, they later incorporated significant heavy metal and thrash elements. The group, led by Mike Muir ("Cyco Miko"), had a rough start that included being voted "Worst Band/Biggest Assholes" in Flipside in 1982. Using the opposition to fuel creativity, they quickly gained a following, performing larger and larger gigs.
Gung-Ho is a US television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, lasting nine seasons, and is now in syndication. The eponymous band was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, with the latter starring as a fictionalized version of himself. Set predominantly in an apartment block on Manhattan's Upper West Side (but shot mainly in Los Angeles), the band features a host of Jerry's friends and acquaintances, including George Costanza, Elaine Benes and Cosmo Kramer.
Sydney street level punk rock! Clash, Rancid influenced
Catcall’s sound omits whiffs of early Kate Bush, Grace Jones and Tom Tom Club but also stands next to contemporaries such as Santigold, The Knife and disco queen Glass Candy; her original style shows off a strong character, with beats and quirky melodies that quickly sublet their way into your brain 23-year old Catherine Kelleher cut her musical teeth as a teenager in DIY punk group Kiosk; a band famed for their polarizing and bratty no-wave noise sound but eventually discovered their pop sensibility within the aggression and urgency of punk rock.
From the opening salvo of Stellar Kart’s third album Expect the Impossible, it’s evident that the Dove Award-winning band is revolutionizing its sound with this adventurous, spirited, and totally unexpected pop ‘n’ roll project. Returning to helm the project is producer Ian Eskelin (All Star United), who also shepherded Stellar Kart’s breakthrough sophomore album, We Can’t Stand Sitting Down. That CD yielded the No.
Backtrack is a hardcore band from Long Island, New York. The band has a demo 7" out on Flatspot Records, which can be heard on their myspace (www.myspace.com/backtrackny). Backtrack recently signed to California based 6131 Records. Backtrack released a 7" entitled Deal With The Devil in late September 2009. A new LP entitled "Darker Half" will be out on Reaper Records in the near future.
Zounds were a UK anarchist band formed in 1977 from loose jamming sessions around the Reading area. Originally they were part of the cassette culture movement, releasing material on the Fuck Off Records tape label, and were also involved in the squatting and free festival scene. The band met up with fellow anarchists Crass when, legend has it, their van broke down on the road. They made their way to nearby Dial House, where Crass were based, who helped them with repairs. The two bands became friends, and although musically very divergent, they shared many common political views.
There are a number of bands named Scraps 1. Scraps is a pop band from Norwich, England 2. Scraps was a punk/hardcore band from Montreal, Canada that broke up in the 80s 3. Scraps was a Anarcho/punk band from Lille,France,they formed in mid 1980's, their sound was a mixture of japcore,hardcore. And was around til the mid 1990's,with a few vinyl releases, 1) "Apartheid" 7" in 1986(Aaltrack),
2)Aaargh" 7" in 1987(Aaltrack),
3)a flexi split w Don Don in 1989(MCR Company),
4)"Wrapped up in this society" lp in 1990(Be Your Self Rec.s),
The Optionals are a rock band from Sydney, Australia. The band has played with acts such as The Porkers, Gazoonga Attack, Leatherface(UK), Frenzal Rhomb, Bouncing Souls(USA),Unpaid Debt, Zombie Ghost Train, and Stockholm Syndrome.