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Reel Big Fish

Reel Big Seafood were among the legions of Southern California ska-punk rings to edge in to the mainstream following a mid-’90s achievement of WITHOUT DOUBT and Sublime. Like the majority of of the peers, these were recognized by their hyperkinetic stage displays, juvenile laughter, ironic addresses of new influx pop …

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RX Bandits

Growing from Orange County’s flourishing ska-punk scene, RX Bandits quickly produced a name for themselves like a unit ready to take musical hazards and lyrical stances, largely because of lead singer and guitarist Matt Embree, whose songwriting continuing to develop in a far more progressive direction as RX Bandits grew …

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Schleprock

SoCal punk clothing Schleprock formed once the Bay Region scene was in its finest. Vocalist Doug Caine and guitarist Jeff Graham created the group in 1989, and inside a 12 months Ernie Berru (drums) and Sean Romin (guitarist) finished the lineup. Many 7″ singles, such as for example “Do EVERYTHING” …

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Karamelo Santo

Argentine ska/punk based collective Karamelo Santo debuted using the independently produced and released album La Kulebra in 1993, with influences which range from Bob Marley towards the Clash and Mano Negra. Perfectos Idiotas arrived in 1998 and 2 yrs later, previous Mano Negra frontman Manu Chao asked the take action …

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Lefty

Southern California’s punk-pop quartet Lefty includes guitarists Dennis Hill and Larry Giovani, bassist Scott Somers, and drummer Kenny Livingston. Close friends since grade college, Hill and Somers started playing music jointly in past due 1997; Giovani became a member of them after hearing among their early rehearsals, plus they started …

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Mad Caddies

Santa Barbara’s softcore ska-punkers Mad Caddies have already been rollicking as a good seven-piece since past due summer season 1995, but their music origin goes back towards the mid-’80s. Chuck Robertson (vocals), Tag Iversen (bass), Boz (drums), Eduardo Hernandez (trombone), Sascha Lazor (acoustic guitar), Carter Benson (acoustic guitar), and Keith …

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Long Beach Dub All-Stars

Following 1996 heroin overdose of Sublime frontman Brad Nowell, making it through bassist Eric Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh produced the Long Beach front Dub Allstars with singer Opie Ortiz, guitarists RAS-1 and Miguel, keyboardist Jack port Maness, keyboardist Isaiah Owens, saxophonists Todd Foreman and Tim Wu, and DJ Marshall …

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Unwritten Law

Veteran NORTH PARK, California punk rock-band Unwritten Regulation were shaped in the first ’90s by drummer Wade Youman. Following a few different iterations in its lineup, the music group ultimately coalesced around vocalist Scott Russo, guitarists Rob Brewer and Steve Morris, bassist John Bell, and Youman. After liberating their debut, …

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Less Than Jake

Although formed in 1992 being a power pop trio with large punk leanings, SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THAN Jake progressively transformed right into a ska-inspired punk band by adding a horn section. Vocalist/guitarist Chris Demakes, bassist Shaun, and drummer/lyricist Vinnie Fiorello produced the very first incarnation of the group, which had taken …

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Voodoo Glow Skulls

Deep within the center of California’s Inland Empire, the Hispanic-tinged ska-punk music group Voodoo Shine Skulls formed in the past due ’80s. Originally a hardcore group, the quartet was made up of the brothers Casillas (Frank on vocals, Eddie on acoustic guitar, Jorge on bass) plus drummer Jerry O’Neill. After …

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