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The Lawrence Arms - 100% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Mr. T Experience - 90% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Jawbreaker - 86% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Critically lauded throughout their career, Jawbreaker ran the gamut from independent hardcore to major label pop punk, while maintaining a strong songwriting ability and propensity to dark poetic lyrics. Formed as Red Harvest in Santa Monica, California, USA, by guitarist Blake Schwarzenbach and drummer Adam Pfahler, the band came together formally when Schwarzenbach met bass p Read more

Saves The Day - 83% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Princeton, New Jersey, USA, emo pop band Saves The Day formed in 1997, when founding members Christopher Conley (vocals/guitar) and Bryan Newman (drums) were still attending high school. Enamoured by acclaimed indie rock acts such as Superchunk, Sunny Day Real Estate, Archers Of Loaf, and Jawbreaker, they began jamming and playing out locally, first under the name Indiffere Read more

Superdrag - 79% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Led by singer-songwriter John Davis, Superdrag were formed in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, in summer 1993. However, the seeds of the band had already been sown two years earlier, when Brendan Fisher (guitar) began dating Davis’ cousin. Fisher brought along his friend, bass player Tom Pappas, to jam sessions, and the trio initially formed a punk band with both Pappas and Davi Read more

Lemuria - 73% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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Bayside - 65% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Face to Face - 63% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Queers - 63% match to Smoking Popes

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

Dillinger Four - 61% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Get Up Kids - 61% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Kansas City, Missouri, USA-based outfit was formed in October 1994 by Matthew Pryor (USA; vocals/guitar), Jim Suptic (b. 14 October 1977, Milford, Delaware, USA; vocals/guitar), Robbie Pope (b. USA; bass) and Nathan Shay (drums). Their unusual name is taken from a song by Pryor’s former band Secular Theme, ‘Suburban Get Up Kids’. Shay was replaced by Ryan Read more

Iron Chic - 57% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Hold Steady - 56% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in New York City in 2000, this US indie rock band initially comprised Minnesota natives Craig Finn (guitar/vocals) and Tad Kubler (guitar), both formerly of Minneapolis-based art-punk band Lifter Puller, and Galen Polivka (bass) and Judd Counsel (drums). Their debut, Almost Killed Me, was released on the New York-based label Frenchkiss Records in early 2004. The album di Read more

All - 55% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA, from the ashes of the Descendents, All originally comprised Bill Stevenson (drums), Stephen Egerton (guitar), Karl Alvarez (bass) and Dave Smalley (vocals, ex-Dag Nasty). Those familiar with the Descendents’ brand of poppy punk were not disappointed with this continuation of a highly successful, albeit stylized, formula (not Read more

Superchunk - 55% match to Smoking Popes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Superchunk, formed in North Carolina, USA, are an energetic, prolific pop punk band who faced first acclaim and then derision as a reaction to the number of Hüsker Dü -influenced outfits of that time. Laura Ballance (22 February 1968; bass), Jim Wilbur (b. 22 December 1966, New London, Connecticut, USA; guitar), Jon Wurster (b. 31 October 1966; drums) and Ralph  Read more


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