Strike Anywhere is a melodic hardcore/punk band from Richmond, Virginia. They formed in 1999 after the demise of frontman Thomas Barnett's previous band, Inquisition. Their music is characterized by fast tempos, catchy melodies, and socially conscious lyrics. They have released 4 full-length albums and are currently signed to Bridge Nine Records. Strike Anywhere is a political band, with lyrics touching on such issues as police brutality, anarchism, anti-capitalism, women's rights, animal rights, and globalization.
There are several artists named "The Knockouts" ; - A band from Stockholm, Sweden www.theknockouts.com
Success has followed THE KNOCKOUTS, stealing the trophy for the Best Punk Album at the American Independent Music Awards and with the single ‘A Lie Like In Natalie’, on high rotation on radio. They have been on the biggest European rock festivals such as P&L, PiP, West Coast Riot, Azkena Rock Spain, and more.
New Found Glory (often abbreviated NFG) is an American pop punk band based in South Florida. The band consists of Jordan Pundik (vocals), Chad Gilbert (guitar), Steve Klein (guitar), Ian Grushka (bass) and Cyrus Bolooki (drums). To date, the band have released six studio albums, with their seventh, Not Without a Fight, released on March 10th, 2009. The band formed under the name A New Found Glory in mid-1997 in Coral Springs, Florida, United States and currently based in California.
Something with Numbers are a rock band based in Australia. The band was formed on the New South Wales Central Coast, in Australia, in 1999. They have released an EP and three studio albums in their career. Something with Numbers found notable success in 2006, with the release of "Apple of the Eye (Lay Me Down)," which peaked at No. 34 on the ARIA Singles Chart, and placed No. 64 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2006.
Lets Burn Barney are a pop punk band hailing from Tamworth U.K. Currently taking time to produce new material and finish their debut EP, Lets Burn Barney are set to take back to the stage for Christmas 2009.
History: Sham 69 formed in 1976 (the 12 November issue of NME notes they were rehearsing at this time, although only Jimmy Pursey would remain from this early line-up 12 months later). Sham 69 lacked the art school background of many British punk bands of the time, and brought in football chant back-up vocals and a sort of inarticulate political populism. The band had a large skinhead following (left wing, right wing and non-political), which helped set the tone for the Oi! movement.
G.B.H are a British punk band from Birmingham, formed in 1979, and still active today. They have stayed true to their punk sound, and their influence can be heard in many thrash and punk bands today. Notable albums include 'City Baby Attacked By Rats' and the E.P 'Leather, Bristles, Sick Boys, No Survivors...'. Notable songs include 'Generals', 'Alcohol', 'Big Women' and 'City Baby Attacked By Rats'.
The Flatliners are a ska-punk band formed in 2002, from Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. They describe their music as "a combination of two-tone ska and brain hemorrhaging punk rock" - what they affectionately call "skunk rawk." The Flatliners consist of four members: Scott Brigham (guitar), Paul Ramirez (drums), Chris Cresswell (vocals and guitar), and Jon Darbey (bass). All members or the band are from Alexander Mackenzie High School.