originating in california, smegma moved to portland, oregon to find a better environment for their music production in the early.
mid80's.Portlandseemed like the most logical place for them to reside, due to their odd personalities and music style. Smegma foundthemselves
to fitin with the punkscene of the 80's, and were known to have punks at their shows and vice versa. Smegma becamelocally known for
'TheSmegma House', their livingspace in portland, which accomadated not only the 6 piece noise band, but alsopunks and locals who followed
theirmusic. Smegma is still activetoday, playing small shows and making music every now andagain...