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Hometown: Bremerton, WA (USA)

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Pop punk act MxPx formed in 1992 in Bremerton, Washington. The band started out as three 15–year–old kids calling themselves Magnified Plaid pounding out music inspired by and similar to the the Descendents and other Southern California pop–punk bands. They didn't really love their band name, however, which was a tribute to the original guitarist's penchant for wearing one particularly loud plaid shirt. Consequently, the name was abbreviated to M.P., but in Yuri's handwriting, periods become "X"'s and since he made up the show posters for the band, the four–letter moniker stuck.

Andy Husted, the former guitarist, left the band in 1995 to continue college. Andy was replaced by Tom to solidify the line–up that would take the band into their post–teen years. Maybe Tom's background as a drummer made up for his relative inexperience playing guitar (he had only played for a year at the time). He and Yuri lock into backbreakingly fast rhythms that rank with vintage Minor Threat for speed and percussive attack. Mike then adds to the mix his signature sing–along melodies that call to mind SoCal punk bands from the early '80s.

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MxPx Plans Within Plans

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Plans Within Plans (2012)

Rock City

MxPx Both Ends Burning DVD

MxPx

Both Ends Burning DVD (2011)

self-released

MxPx On the Cover II

MxPx

On the Cover II (2009)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Punk Rawk Christmas

MxPx

Punk Rawk Christmas (2009)

Rock City Recording Company

Lagwagon / MxPx / Only Crime live in Halifax

Lagwagon / MxPx / Only Crime

live in Halifax (2008)

live show

MxPx Secret Weapon

MxPx

Secret Weapon (2007)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Let's Rock

MxPx

Let's Rock (2006)

SideOneDummy

MxPx Let It Happen [Deluxe Edition] [CD/DVD]

MxPx

Let It Happen [Deluxe Edition] [CD/DVD] (2006)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Let's Rock

MxPx

Let's Rock (2006)

SideOneDummy

MxPx Panic

MxPx

Panic (2005)

SideOneDummy

MxPx B-Movie [DVD/EP]

MxPx

B-Movie [DVD/EP] (2004)

SideOneDummy

MxPx Before Everything and After

MxPx

Before Everything and After (2003)

A&M

MxPx Renaissance

MxPx

Renaissance (2001)

Fat Wreck Chords

MxPx The Ever Passing Moment

MxPx

The Ever Passing Moment (2000)

A&M

MxPx It Came from Bremerton [VHS]

MxPx

It Came from Bremerton [VHS] (2000)

Universal Music & Video Distri

MxPx Let It Happen

MxPx

Let It Happen (1998)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Life In General

MxPx

Life In General (1996)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Teenage Politics

MxPx

Teenage Politics (1995)

Tooth & Nail

MxPx Pokinatcha

MxPx

Pokinatcha (1994)

Tooth & Nail

MXPX Pokinatcha

MXPX

Pokinatcha (1994)

Tooth & Nail

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