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Union 13

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Not to end up being confused with hard rockers Union, Union 13 is really a Latino punk music group that arrived of East Los Angeles’ vibrant option rock scene from the ’90s. The users from the bilingual clothing, which alternates between British and Spanish lyrics, had been only within their teens if they created Union 13 in 1992 and began playing backyard celebrations on L.A.’s greatly Latino East Part. Regional gigs helped Union 13 users Edward Escoto (business lead vocals), José Mercado (acoustic guitar), Ben Sandoval (acoustic guitar), Gerardo Navarro (bass), and Louie Villareal (drums) gain a little local pursuing, and in the middle ’90s, the music group came to the eye of the intern at Epitaph Information. Impressed by Union 13’s live shows, the intern launched the five users to Epitaph’s chief executive and owner Brett Gurewitz. Previously the guitarist for Poor Religion, Gurewitz distributed the intern’s excitement and authorized Union 13 to his label in 1996. Epitaph released East Los Presents Union 13, the band’s debut recording, in 1997; Why Are We Destroying Ourselves? premiered in 1998. Youngsters, Betrayal as well as the Awakening adopted in middle-2000, and discovered the band right down to trio position following the departure of Navarro and Sandoval. Touring adopted in support, but because the men later on sat down for his or her next recording, Escoto produced his exit. Rather than recruiting an upgraded, Mercado just stepped up and required main vocal responsibilities over, while Rudy Ramos became a member of in on bass. This somewhat modified lineup (Villareal was still manning drums) created 2003’s Outward indications of Mankind, released through Catastrophe Records.

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Full Name Union 13
Music Songs Fuck Society, A Life's Story, Un muro por cruzar, I Can't Stand It Anymore, Never Connected, Roots Radicals, Burócrata estafador, Sobre Vivir, Bonded as One, Mundo Egoista, Camino a La Soledad, Todo es una política, No Time for Learning, Injusticia Inhumana, Buscando la Verdad, Virtual Everafter, Govierno podrido, Beyond the System, Life, Death, Matter, Children Stories, A Short Supply, Youth, Betrayal and the Awakening, Los Tiempos Atras, Symptoms of Humanity, Ronalds Fuckhouse, The Game, 10 Years of Silence, Country Full of Lies, Final Approach, Why Are We Destroying Ourselves?, No More Ideas, 1st Day of Promise
Albums East Los Presents..., Why Are We Destroying Ourselves?, Youth, Betrayal and the Awakening, Symptoms of Humanity, 10 Year Of Silence

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