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Hometown: Albuquerque, NM (USA)

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Scared Of Chaka were a punk rock band based in Albuquerque, New Mexico formed in 1993 by guitarist/vocalist David Yanul Hernandez, bassist Dameon Waggoner, and drummer Ron Skrasek. The band played a Dickies inspired mix of garage and pop-punk, releasing a number of full lengths, 7" EPs, and split records through their career for labels like 702, Empty, Dirtnap and Hopeless spin off Sub City. With the release of 2001's Crossing with Switchblades the band called it quits.

David Hernandez later joined popular Sub Pop indie rock act the Shins.

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Streams: Low Culture: "Screens"
Today's stream comes from Las Cruces, NM-based Low Culture. We've got a stream of the band's new release, Screens. The band, who are signed to Dirtnap Records, includes members of The…
January 08, 2013
Streams: Dirtnap releases EP from Little Cuts (with Dave Hernandez of Scared of Chaka)
Dirtnap Records has announced tomorrow's release of a three song EP of loud, chaotic pop from Seattle's Little Cuts. The band features Dave Hernandez of Scared of…
December 19, 2011
Streams: Awesome Fest 5
Passes for Awesome Fest 5 are now available for $35. Awesome Fest is a music festival that takes place September 2-4 in San Diego, CA. This year's lineup consists of Be My Doppelganger, Big Kids, Bombon,…
July 11, 2011
Streams: Scared of Chaka reuniting for Awesome Fest 5
Albuquerque, NM legends Scared of Chaka will be performing at Awesome Fest 5 in San Diego, CA this September. The group, which broke up in 2001,…
April 22, 2011
Streams: Hopeless celebrates 15 years with new retrospective
Hopeless Records celebrates its 15th anniversary with a special double CD+book compilation featuring music from the label's catalogue and that of their non-profit arm, Subcity Records. To that end the CD contains music from…
December 18, 2009
Streams: Scared Of Chaka announces more shows with Dillinger Four, Murder City Devils
Scared of Chaka have announced a few more reunion shows in September leading up to their performance at the Forward Music Fest co-headlining with Dillinger…
July 11, 2008
Streams: Scared of Chaka, Dillinger Four headline punk matinee at Forward Music Fest
Dillinger Four and Scared of Chaka will headline the Punk Showcase of the Forward Music Fest on Saturday, September 20th in Madison, Wisconsin. The venue is currently TBA, but will likely be one of the smaller all-ages venues downtown. From the Forward Music Fest website & a Isthmus Daily Page…
June 30, 2008
Streams: The Horrible Truth About Me (ex-Digger, Scared of Chaka): "Switched"
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania's The Horrible Truth About Me (ex-members of Digger and Scared Of Chaka) have launched their first song on their MySpace page. The band will also be opening for one of Weston's reunion shows on June 26th at The Funhouse in…
June 25, 2008
Streams: Scared Of Chaka reunion
Albuquerque legends Scared Of Chaka will reunite on stage in late March in Virginia City, NV to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sticker Guy! Custom Vinyl…
February 13, 2008
Streams: The Shins' Marty Crandall arrested for domestic assault
In a pretty shocking LiveJournal entry, the now ex-girlfriend of The Shins' Marty Crandall blogged about alleged domestic assault. The entry has since been locked, but the woman in question, Elyse Sewell noted: Think you had a shitty weekend? Nah. Why not compare it to mine? . . . On the drive home (home?) from Albuquerque to Portland, my ex-boyfriend got shitfaced…
January 07, 2008

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