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Tuscadero

Tuscadero was among a legion of cutesy punk-pop rings to emerge within the mid-’90s. Acquiring their motivation from ’70s rubbish tradition and sugar-coated childhoods, the Washington DC-based quartet crafted punk-pop paens to tv (they required their name from Suzi Quatro’s Content Days character Natural leather Tuscadero), teenage crushes and issues …

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Descendents

Fueled by “rejection, food, coffee, girls, angling and food,” the Descendents sprang up through the halcyon days of the LA punk scene; fusing the blind trend of hardcore with an unexpectedly wry, self-deprecating wit and a solid melodic sensibility that arranged them distinctly aside from their Western Coastline brethren, they …

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Wheatus

The Long Island-based singer/songwriter Brendan B. Dark brown produced Wheatus as a car for his witty, lively rock and roll music. The quartet started taking form in 1995, when Dark brown enlisted assistance from his sibling, drummer Peter Dark brown, in addition to multi-instrumentalist Phil A. Jimenez and bassist High …

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Weston

Called after guitarist Dave Weston’s parents (for enabling the group to rehearse within their basement), the self-deprecating punk group Weston shaped in 1990. Amongst their recordings: the debut A GENUINE Life Tale of Teenage Rebellion, the singles collection Splitsville, 1996’s Got TAKE DOWN, and the next year’s Matinee. The music …

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Tuesday

Soon after the 1996 separation of Chicago’s Slapstick, three from the seven members continued to create the anti-ska of Tuesday. Dan Andriano (bass, vocals), Matt Stamps (acoustic guitar), and Rob Kellenberger (drums, vocals) induced a politically influenced front side of pop-punk that sounded nearly the same as Fifteen. But by …

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Halifax

Halifax is really a five-piece pop-punk/emo-rock music group from Southern California. Made up of Mike Hunau (vocals), Chris Brandt (acoustic guitar/vocals), Tommy Guindon (drums), Adam Charles (acoustic guitar), and Doug Peyton (bass) from the middle-2000s, the group owed a lot of its rabidly faithful group of fans to continuous touring …

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Garden Variety

Garden Range play driving rock and roll more than emo-core vocals. Anthony Roman (vocals, bass), Anthony Rizzo (acoustic guitar) and Joe Gorelick (drums, vocals) created the band within their house, Long Isle, NY. Following a handful of singles (on Lookout!, Tank and Headhunter) along with a self-titled recording, the music …

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Don’t Look Down

Pop-punk quartet Don’t Look Straight down included vocalist/guitarist Ryan Ogren, guitarist Matt Emburgia, drummer Tom Parker, and bassist Jesse Rendell. Produced in NJ in past due 1998, the music group was shortly playing addresses at regional all-ages punk displays. This exposure resulted in higher-profile starting gigs and curiosity from browse …

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Gaz Coombes

Because the exuberant frontman for the boundlessly imaginative Brit-pop group Supergrass, Gaz Coombes at one stage appeared to be an eternal teen — a guy destined never to lose his baby fat rather than decelerate. But time includes a way of maturing also the irrepressibly fresh and by their second …

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Freeheat

Following the Jesus & Mary Chain’s acrimonious breakup in 1998, singer/guitarist Jim Reid formed Freeheat with Mary Chain guitarist Ben Lurie, and also a couple of former Gun Club members — bassist Romi Mori and drummer Nick Saunderson (the latter of whom also fronted the band Earl Brutus). Musically picking …

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