Vancouver Area Bands


Bands

ALDERKNOT
(Andrew Morrison - 604-466-5118)
Box 402/Maple Ridge/BC/V2X 8K9
Transplanted east coasters who play emotional pop punk with harmonized vocals and thoughtful
lyrics.

Another Joe
(John - 604-874-2878, email - anotherjoe@hotmail.com)
Box 63061/6020 Steveston Hwy/Richmond/BC/V7E 2K9
New school punk rock, like a kick to the groin.

BIG SKULL SCIENCE
(Thom Prior - 604-532-9419, Mike - 604-532-9175, email - tucker@smart.com)
Box 195/5661-203A St./Langley/BC/V3A 1W7
Originality is hard to come by these days but this pleasant three-piece has it. Gruff post-punk
with a Minutemen/Nomeansno tinge.

BLACK MARKET BABIES
(Billy Hopeless - 604-738-0955, Jay - 604-875-0097)
#8-2425 Granville St./Vancouver/BC/V6H 3G5
The bastard sons of Stiv Bators playing high energy punk rock and roll from beyond the valley of
the New York dolls.

Brand New Unit
(Jinx - 604-874-5031, fax - 604-596-9692, email - jinx@direct.ca,
web page - www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Palms/5983)
#1-2360 Windsor/Vancouver/BC/V5T 3Z5
High energy melodic hardcore with youth positive lyrics and tons of energy. Very talented and
tight band.

BURDEN
(Jason Kollins - 604-882-9652, email - xjasonburdenx@hotmail.com)
Heavy stuff? Straight-edge? Both? Give me some info...

CELESTIAL MAGENTA
(Linda Stevens - 604-876-7331, email - celestialmagenta@hotmail.com,
web page-http://www.angelfire.com/ca/celestialmagenta/)
New four song CD-EP unleashed on the unsuspecting public.

The Cowards
(Jorj - 604-873-6842, Greg - 604-435-7674)
#412-774 Great Northern Way/Vancouver/BC/V5T 1E5
Gas chamber music for disenchanted Hanson fans.

THE DARKEST OF THE HILLSIDE THICKETS
(Warren Banks - 604-859-8291, Bob Fugger - 604-795-7465, fax - 604-792-8421,
email - thickets@uniserve.com, web page - www.holycow.com/thickets)
2602 Campbell Ave/Abbottsford/BC/V2S 4A4
H.P. Lovecraft-inspired horror rock. "People Of Insmouth" newsletter available for a
45 cent stamp.

d.b.s.
(Jesse Gander - 604-980-5003, email - talesfromthecrib@hotmail.com)
1185 Kilmer Rd./North Vancouver/BC
Four piece with anti-fascist attitudes playing punk rock in the old school vein. Fast and loud, just
the way you like it!

THE DISGUSTEENS
(Jeff - 604-708-9036)
1364 12th Ave/Vancouver/BC
Toy Dolls meets The Forgotten Rebels meets The Jam.

THE EMPTYS
(Ken Beattie - 604-327-2315, email - emptys@theindustry.com,
web page - www.theindustry.com)
1826 E.37th Ave./Vancouver/BC/V5P 1G1
lo-pop-mid-fi.

ERSATZ
(Ryan/Nicole - 604-254-1559, 604-879-9864)
2024 E.1st/Vancouver/BC/V5N 1B5
Two piece reminding me of a hardcore version of Mecca Normal.

EX-DEAD TEENAGER
(Steve - 604-255-0550)
1682 Francis St./Vancouver/BC/V5L 1Z4)
Fast rhythmic hardcore with some keyboards. Intense live show and great tape available for $6
or so.

The Evaporators
(Nardwuar - 604-254-0294)
Box 27021/1345 Marine Dr./West Vancouver/BC/V7T 2X8
Pure teenage zit rawk angst represented by two LPs on Nardwuar The Human Serviette
Records.

Facepuller
(Brent Loewen - 604-986-7663, email - Brent_Loewen@bc.sympatico.ca)
Box 16012-3017 Mountain Hwy./North Vancouver/V7J 3S9
Noisy Vancouver 3 piece with a 4th album on the horizon.

FORECASTS FAREWELL
(Laura Mitchell - 604-266-3380, Thor)
2325 Mountain Hwy./North Vancouver/BC/V7J 2N2
Melodic instrumental stuff from ex-Slough Of Disponds.

GOB
(Tom Thacker, Theo)
Willowbrook Box 93050/Langley/BC/V3A 8H2
Vancouver punk rock, fast & melodic.

Thee Goblins
(604-254-0299)
Box 27021/1395 Marine Dr./West Vancouver/BC/V7T 2X8
We know 19 songs! Please confuse us with the Goblins (Chicago).

HAIRBALL
(Aubrey Tennant - 604-852-0549, email - hball@hotmail.com,
web page - www.geocities.com/Area51/Nebula/2587/index.htm)
We are a melodic progressive punk/surf band.

HARIJAN
(Brennan - 604-936-1654)
972 Winslow Ave./Coquitlam/BC/V3J 2E8
Heavy spastic speed metal.

HISSY FIT
(Gisele Grignet or Terry Armstrong - 604-687-6860, email:
grignet@direct.ca,
web page - http://home.bc.rogers.wave.ca/punkitty/)
Box 3507/Vancouver/BC/V6B 3Y4
Loud, fast and snotty - the way good punk should be.

IDAHOAN
(James)
Box 48745/Bentall Centre/Vancouver/BC/V7X 1A6
80s crossover punk meets Nordic metal. Fast, loud, heavy.

KID ICARUS
(Andrew Canins - 604-612-1405 - message line)
3969 St. Pauls Ave./North Vancouver/BC/V7N 1T4
From the ashes of Honeybucket who played speedy pop-punk with political lyrics.

THE MALCHIKS
(Marc - 604-650-7724, fax - 604-266-7278)
1899 W.36th Ave./Vancouver/BC
Ska/pop/ball bustin rawk.

Manner Farm
(Mike - 604-856-0645, Brian Mitchell - 604-980-5257)
Box 26043/Langley/BC/V3A 8J2
Punk band that screams really loud and sings really sweet about stuff that really matters to us.
One of the only political bands in Vancouver. CD out on 206 Records and
Positive/Landspeed in August. We love basements and benefits and crowds that
communicate. Write us.

THE MEASURE
(Jack Duckworth - 604-986-1859, Chris - 604-688-5464)
1204 Brantwood Rd./North Vancouver/BC/V7R 1G5
Heavy DC-esque rock.

MR. SOLID
(Ryan - email - mrsolid@hotmail.com)
1385 Redwood St./North Vancouver
Pop-punk.

NADIR
(Matt Robinson - 604-985-4352)
324 Tempe Cres./North Vancouver/BC/V7N 1E6
Emo.

PLAGUEBEARER
(Chad - 604-873-6906)
Wretched noisy grindcore.

PUNCTURE
(Meegan - 604-215-8314, 604-738-2885)
2475 W.14th Ave./Vancouver/BC/V6K 2W4
Female fronted politico-stomp-core. CD-EP "Snipe Or Starve" out now!

RESERVE 34
(Matt Smith - 604-929-2625, web page - www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Underground/9515/)
1677 Layton Dr./North Vancouver/BC/V7H 1X7
Fast old school hardcore. Tape available for $5.

The Re-treads
(Rob Danyluk - 604-594-2409, email - retreads@geocities.com)
8841 132B St./Surrey/BC/V2V 2V2
Old-school, ear-blowing bar punk.

SAMSARASEVIN
(Kim Kinikan - 604-255-9590)
Ex-members of Sparkmarker, Strain, Sineater and Pebble.

SELF-ESTEEM PROJECT
(Gregory - 604-583-2544)
9774 154 St./Surrey/BC/V3R 7J1
Tasty emo-rock with tons of melody and power. Unbelievablely high-pitched vocals put a smile
on my face. Tape available for $5.

SEPTEMBER
(Dan Siney - 604-929-6291)
4178 Fairway Pl./North Vancouver/BC/V7N 1E6
Emo.

Submission Hold
(Jen or Andy - 604-254-4152)
Box 21533-1850 Commercial Dr./Vancouver/BC/V5N 4A0
"Never doubt that a small group of dedicated people can change the world. Indeed, it's the only
thing that ever has." Margaret Mead said that. "Don't give up." We said that.

308
(Jeff - 604-939-6768, Jared - 604-515-7575)
420 Hickey St./Coquitlam/BC/V3K 5P1
By their tape cover I expected pop-punk but they sound more like Nirvana or Sloan. Interesting.

TOMMY MIDDLE FINGER
(Kory - 604-983-2751)
Pop-punk from ex-members of The Skunts and friends.

TREECRUSHER
(Shawn - 604-321-3403, email - gorge@direct.ca,
web page -A HREF="http://mypage.direct.ca/g/gorge"> http://mypage.direct.ca/g/gorge)
Post-rock in the Husker Du style. Solid band.

WISECRACK
(Kyle - 604-258-3537, Kamel - 604-443-9593, email - kamel@imag.net)
19705 Fraser Hwy./Box 93046/Langley/BC
Very Fat Recordy sounding band, influenced by that whole So-Cal scene. One full-length and
songs floating around on splits and comps.


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