Skacore From N-town!, Minus Society are a skacore punk band, from Nuneaton/Nottingham. Regularly playing gigs in the midlands they have shared stage with some of the best Ska/punk rock bands in the U.K. with names like Sonic Boom Six, Mouth Wash, The Skints, Dirty Revolution, Baba Luck, Random Hand, Moral Dilemma, Fandangle, the Big, G.B.H. Subhumans, Anonymous Tip, Mike TV and Jimmy The Squirrel. We have just finished their debut five track live E.P.
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Fatter Than Albert has been throwing punches, exploding faces, and playing rock guitar since January of 2004. Pulling inspiration from their home town of New Orleans, the band has set out to challenge themselves musically and has created a unique blend of jazz influenced ska-punk music. They have displayed their energetic live show numerous times locally with crowds of over 400 in attendance.
Farse were a Ska-Core band from Birmingham, they started in 1996, and went through a few lineup changes until they ended up with Ade, Chris, Dan, Ollie and Tomas as the final line up. They played loads of shows around the UK, supporting many UK ska bands like Capdown and King Prawn. They released 2 Studio albums, Boxing clever was recorded at DEP studios (the same studio UB40 recorded at). http://www.farse.co.uk/band.html
Once Over were a Ska Punk band formed in October 2003 in Brighton, UK. The band played their last gig on the 22nd February 2009 to a sold out crowd at the Prince Albert, Brighton. Throughout their time as a band, Once Over achieved large critical acclaim and were rotated heavily on the Mike Davies' Punk Show on Radio 1. Being recognised as one of the UK's hardest working bands, Once Over toured constantly across the UK and mainland Europe both as headliners and as support for large acts such as The Toasters, Big D and the Kids Table, and Rentokill.
Formed in 1994 in Montreal, Quebec, the Planet Smashers
Longfellow broke up in 2002, most of the members went on to form the band Sederra. One member joined The Maxies. Longfellow is also the name of an electro/pop/folk band from the UK, based in London/Nottingham. Members include Owen James Lloyd, Richard Norris, James Thomas, Kevin Ray, Jonny Morgan, Sophie Bagnall and Ali Hetherington. Their sound has been described as 'folk meets indie' and they won the Battle of the Bands competition 2011 at the University of Nottingham.
Capdown were a band from Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. Originally known as Soap, their songs had political themes as alluded to by their name, which is short for Capitalist Downfall. Mixing ska, punk, hardcore, dub and reggae, Capdown built a reputation around their independent releases and numerous tours. Their debut album Civil Disobedients was released by London punk label Household Name Records in 2000, a year in which Capdown played nearly 250 gigs.
The Fractions are a ska punk band from around Manchester UK, heavily influenced by 90s punk bands such as Leatherface and Samiam, as well as ska influenced bands such as Capdown and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. The six piece band started off life as a ska band and gradually developed into their own unique blend of melodic punk and skacore.
Detonate were a ska-core band from Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. They started by various members of defunct Dallas ska bands and released two full-length albums: Television (2007) and Undead (2008). The band broke up after returning from the summer tour in 2008. Both Detonate ablums are availabe free for download on: