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Originating from Orange County, USA, these dope-obsessed white B-Boys are a fitting testament to the fertile musical melting pot of the southern California scene. The band was formed in 1994, as the PTB (P-Town Ballers), by Brad Daddy X (Brad Xavier, Placentia, California, USA; ex-Humble Gods) and rappers Saint Dog (b. Steve Thronson, USA) and D-Loc (b. Dustin Miller, Placentia, California, USA). DJ Bobby B (b. Bobby Adams, Redondo Beach, California, USA), rapper Johnny Richter (b. Tim McNutt, Placentia, California, USA), drummer Lou Dog and the mysterious Pakelika The Visual Assassin were quickly added to the line-up. Their self-styled psychedelic hip-hop punk rock proved a highly popular draw on the local circuit, with their chaotic live shows touching base with the rap, punk and ska audiences. The band set up their own label, Suburban Noize, and signed a contract with Capitol Records, the first fruits of which was the aptly-titled Stoners...