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Hometown: Austin, TX (USA)


The Impossibles (1994–1998, 2000–2002, and 2012) are a rock music band from Austin, Texas, originally on the Fueled by Ramen label. They played ska punk prior to their first break–up but transitioned to a more indie rock/alternative sound upon reuniting.

Lead singers Rory Phillips and Gabe Hascall were also in the Fueled by Ramen group, Slowreader, following the band's second break–up. In their time together, The Impossibles played shows with Less Than Jake, Sugarcult, The Toadies, Recover and others. On February 13, 2012, the Impossibles announced a reunion show and launched a new website.

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