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New Bomb Turks - 84% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A loud but melodious US alternative punk band, New Bomb Turks’ manifesto was to rid their genre of its more dour concerns, re-establishing the sheer adrenaline rush and hedonism of the music. They met while studying at Ohio State University, where each of the members - Eric Davidson (vocals), Jim Weber (guitar), Matt Reber (bass) and Bill Randt (drums) - read English. They Read more

Supersuckers - 58% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Originally from Tucson, Arizona, USA, the Supersuckers were formed by Ron Heathman (Rontrose Heathman; guitar), Eddie Spaghetti (b. Edward Carlyle Daly III, bass, vocals), Dan ‘Thunder’ Bolton (guitar), Eric Martin (vocals) and Dan Seigal (drums). They have recorded for a variety of outlets since their formation (as the Black Supersuckers) in 1988, using eMpTy for Read more

The Queers - 55% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Though often derided by punk aficionados as little more than a Ramones tribute band, the Queers have always embraced this implied criticism, proud to emulate the band that vocalist Joe (King) Queer venerates above all others. Formed in New Hampshire, USA, in 1982, the band’s original line-up comprised King, Wimpy, Tulu and Jeff Useless, though this incarnation was soon sup Read more

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Electric Frankenstein - 49% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Charged with the self-appointed mission of reviving the corpse of rock ‘n’ roll, Electric Frankenstein have gone about the task with a passion. Their raucous take on 70s rock combines elements of punk, hardcore, metal, and 60s garage, and has been readily accepted by a growing audience. Cover artwork by cult artists Chris Cooper and Frank Kozic has helped cement their Read more

The Meatmen - 47% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Fear - 46% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most entertaining and influential of the punk bands that emerged in the late 70s in Los Angeles, California, Fear consisted of Lee Ving (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Philo Cramer (guitar), Derf Scratch (bass) and Johnny Backbeat (drums). Formed in 1978, the band’s sarcastic, almost nihilistic, stance, captured on Penelope Spheeris’ The Decline Of Western Civ Read more

Screeching Weasel - 43% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Poison Idea - 42% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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These hardcore heavyweights’ broad appearance (nearly all the band members could be generously described as obese) gave little credence to the harsh, speedy rock path they pursued. Formed in Portland, Oregon, USA, in late 1980, their first incarnation featured Jerry A. (Jerry Lang; vocals), Pig Champion (b. Tom Roberts, 4 November 1958, USA, d. 31 January 2006, Portland Read more

Gang Green - 36% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This quartet from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, specializing in a fusion of hardcore and thrash, was put together by guitarist/vocalist Chris Doherty. Although originally formed in 1982 by Doherty, Mike Dean and Bill Manley, it was a completely different 1985 incarnation that secured a contract with Taang! Records (Doherty had spent some of the intervening period with Jerry’ Read more

Snuff - 36% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England in 1986 by Andy (Andrew Crighton, 4 July 1963, London, England, d. 1998; bass), Duncan (b. 22 August 1964, Louth, Lincolnshire, England; drums/vocals) and Simon (b. 11 December 1966, London, England; guitar), this enduring (and surnameless) punk band started off as ‘a joke’ with a hectic mixture of implausibly fast guitars and exquisite me Read more

The Vandals - 35% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The archetypal southern California pop punk band, Orange County veterans the Vandals have maintained an irreverent position over their lifetime and while being avowedly anti-political, they nonetheless aim continuous pot shots at likely targets such as self-important punks, domestic violence, social inadequacy, the MTV generation, and the Rollins Band.Fo Read more

Nashville Pussy - 34% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The late 90s saw a resurgence of brash and politically incorrect rock outfits crop up in the USA, notably Buckcherry, D Generation, the Toilet Boys, and especially, Nashville Pussy. Originally formed in Georgia during 1996, the band comprising the husband and wife duo of Blaine Cartwright (vocals/guitar) and Ruyter Suys (guitar), plus Jeremy Thompson (drums) and the larger than Read more

The Spits - 34% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Turbonegro - 34% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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An impossible band with an impossible name and an impossible image, Turbonegro battled adversity (largely self-generated) to become a truly exceptional band, releasing a brace of albums that defined then redefined their own death punk genre. Formed in Oslo, Norway in late 1988, the band’s original line-up comprised Thomas Seltzer aka Happy Tom (drums/bass), Vegard Heskesta Read more

SNFU - 33% match to Dwarves

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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From Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, this long-serving hardcore punk band take obvious influence from both the Subhumans and D.O.A. Formed in 1982, their line-ups have always centred around Mr. Chi Pig (Ken Chinn; vocals) and brothers Brent and Marc Belke (guitar), with the rhythm section changing with almost every successive album. One of their early drummers, Jon Card, would la Read more


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