formed late 1979 GBH have been described as one of the forerunners of the UK82 sound and an influence on bands as diverse as metallica,queens of the stone age,rancid,slayer,anthrax,nirvana,and a host of younger punk bands.they have continually recorded albums and toured worldwide since they started.currently writing songs for the follow up to 2010`s Perfume and Piss cd on Hellcat records.dates are being added to their touring schedule regularly.
PAIN! Is a five piece horror punk band that hails from Frederick, MD and have been around for three years. Born from the ashes of local punk and death metal bands, PAIN! Are currently reviving the punk scene in Baltimore, DC and beyond. Comprising of Timmy Pain on vocals, Baron Von Pain on bass, Nekro Pain on drums, Fester Pain on guitar, and Drako Pain on guitar, PAIN! have amassed an extremely loyal following with their unique sound on today's scene. A throwback to the days of rockabilly, horror punk, and with a added fare modern sound PAIN! are proving that you don't have to follow the crowd to find your niche. In a world filled with the same sounds coming from all the new bands, PAIN! are showing us that horror, blood and a hell of a good time are easily had if you know where to look.
With the release of their album "Waking The Dead" in June of 2013, and new EP "Heres to the Afterlife" released December of 2013 and the recent signing with UK indie label Arkham Records, look for PAIN! to be bringing their brand of punk to a city near you soon! Recent sponsorship endorsements with SilverFox and Oktober Guitars have boosted PAIN!'s notoriety in the scene and given the world a chance to see what their fans have known all along. PAIN! is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing punk bands to hit the scene in many years.