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Rx Bandits

Based in Seal Beach, California, this band has mixed ska, punk, reggae, progressive rock and bits and pieces of everythingelse to form theirsound.

They started out amidst other California ska-influenced bands such as Reel Big Fish and No Doubt. Their first two releases:'Those DamnBandits' and 'Halfway Between Here and There' were heavily third wave ska-influenced. After being signed toDrive-Thru Records, theyreleased a more serious album entitled 'Progress.' This was the first step of the band's evolution. Thelyrics on 'Progress' are very political,opening a window into the band ...read more

Based in Seal Beach, California, this band has mixed ska, punk, reggae, progressive rock and bits and pieces of everythingelse to form theirsound.

They started out amidst other California ska-influenced bands such as Reel Big Fish and No Doubt. Their first two releases:'Those DamnBandits' and 'Halfway Between Here and There' were heavily third wave ska-influenced. After being signed toDrive-Thru Records, theyreleased a more serious album entitled 'Progress.' This was the first step of the band's evolution. Thelyrics on 'Progress' are very political,opening a window into the band's future.

With the release of 'The Resignation', the Rx Bandits have proven their musical genius. This album is filled with spine-tinglinglyrics,amazing guitar harmonies, and fantastic horn riffs. This album is truly a work of art mixing reggae, rock, and progressiverock. The albumwas recorded live to capture the band's amazing live performance.

The band has since left Drive-Thru Records and are now self-financed through Matt Embree's record 'community': Mash DownBabylon(MDB) Records.

The Rx Bandits' live performances are unforgettable. Their set is filled with improvization, audience participation, and purelove and energy.

They have recorded and released a new album for their 2006 summer tour (available in stores in October) entitled '...And TheBattle Begun.'Showing their musicianship demonstrated on 'The Resignation,' this band never ceases to pour out pure talent.

With their live shows becoming better and better every year, their fanbase growing larger with new listeners and old fansfalling more in lovewith the band, and the continuation of evolution with every new album release, the Rx Bandits willcertaintly go down in history as one of themost honest bands to ever form.

Their next album is due out in July 2009, entitled "Mandala", and is greatly anticipated as a progression of their unique sound. « hide

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LPs
Mandala
2009

4.1
560 Votes
...And the Battle Begun
2006

4.2
437 Votes
The Resignation
2003

4.1
301 Votes
Progress
2001

3.8
211 Votes
Halfway Between Here and There
1999

3.1
83 Votes
Those Damn Bandits
1997

2.7
27 Votes
EPs
Covers EP
07/06/2013

3.8
6 Votes
Demo[nstration]
1996

Live Albums
Live At Park Avenue
2010

3.7
14 Votes

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