The DwarvesAre Rock Legends!
Birthed in the garagerock revival of the 1980’s and weened in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990’s,the Dwarvescontinue to entertain, shock and mystify audiences all over the worldwith groundbreaking records and chaotic live performances. Coming to prominence as one of Sub/Pop’s first signings the Dwarvesreputation for onstagemadness earned the respectof grunge era crowds and the shock and awe of their peers. Between 1983-1993they playedwith many of the most popular bands of the era including the Cramps, Nirvana, Green Day, the Minutemen and the Offspring to name a few. 1990’s Blood Guts & PussyLP with its no nonsense punk rock and disturbing cover art helped to awaken a nation anaesthetized by hair metal andflannel. The LP’s Thank Heaven For Little Girls andSugarfixcame nextin 1991 and 1993.Following the death of founding guitarist HeWhoCanNotBeNamed the Dwarvessigned to Epitaph and proceeded to do for pop punk what they had done for grungeand garage, making The Dwarves Are Young & Good Lookingand The DwarvesCome Cleandefinitive LPs of the skateboard punk erain 1997 and 2000.By the turn of the century the Dwarves had toured Europe, Canadaand the US extensively as well as Japan andAustralia. Appearances on television and radio and dozens of song placements in film and TV solidified their legendary status. In 2005 The Dwarves Must Die(Sympathy) was hailed as their most eclectic album yet with producer Eric Valentine and a cast of underground notables featured in cameos that had the dying recording industry buzzing. 2011 saw the release of The Dwarves Are Born Again(MVD) returning tothe punk ferocity of yesteryear, but continuing the genre defying experiments their fans now demanded.2014 saw the release of The DwarvesInvented Rock & Rollon DIY punk label Recess and the Gentleman Blag7” on Fat Wreck. Riotstyle Records released Radio Free Dwarves, ten European live radio performances that capture the Dwarves at their fire breathing best, in 2015. A slew of reissues and unreleased gems produced by Blag Dahlia followed on the Dwarves’Greedy Media imprint including the glam punk Penetration Moon, retro girl pop Candy Nowand even the bluegrass Earl Lee GraceLP’s for Burger. The Dwarves early garage and noise punk sides were evenreleased as the double LPs Lick Itand Free Cocainefor Recess.Look for upcoming performances from the Dwarves at worldwide festivals like Punk Rock Bowling, Riot Fest, Rebellion, Fun Fun Fun, Groezrock, Pukkelpop, Carling, Azkena, Hellfest, Extreme and too many more to count.The masters returned in 2018with The Dwarves Take Back the NightLP (Burger) and Julio7” (Riotstyle).More than 30 years into their notorious career Blag the Ripper assembleda super group of past and future Dwarvesincluding-HeWhoCanNotBeNamed, The Fresh Prince of Darkness, Rex Everything, Hunter Down, Andy Now, Nick Oliveri, Saltpeter, Vadge Mooreand Black Josh Freese. Once again, the Dwarves deliver the goods on wax, taking back the night by skewering garage, punk, hardcore, electronica, doo wop and noise music.The relentless middle finger drive, catchy songwriting and deft production that set the Dwarvesapart have never sounded better and with way over a thousand shows to their credit, there’s really only one punk band left that matters!Catch the Dwarvessoon at a theater, nightclub or crackhouse near you...THE DWARVES ARE ROCK LEGENDS