Pep Squad is really a punky power-pop quartet from Portland, Oregon that’s equally influenced by pop and underground, emo-core punk. Lead guitarist Bryan Everett and his sister Kim created the music group in 1995. Through some lucky breaks, they discovered themselves playing as an alternative band in the Northwest Music Event that 12 months. Their performance gained great acclaim, and inside a year that they had released an eponymous debut within the indie label, Bionic. The group continuing to tour behind the record in 1997, ultimately attracting interest from major brands. By the finish of the entire year, they had authorized to the Capitol-EMI subdivision, BEC Recordings. Their 1st launch for BEC, No Doy!, premiered in early 1998.