PUP (abbreviation for Pathetic Use of Potential) is a Canadian punk rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario in 2010, originally under the name Topanga. PUP's self-titled debut album was released on October 8, 2013, on Royal Mountain Records. In December 2013, PUP signed with SideOneDummy Records and re-released their debut album in the United States on April 8, 2014. The group was in the studio in late 2015 recording their second album The Dream Is Over which was released on May 27, 2016, through SideOneDummy. The band's third album, titled Morbid Stuff, was released on April 5, 2019. This Place Sucks Ass, a six-track EP, was released on October 27, 2020.
PUP, Sleater-Kinney, David Byrne and Devo, more contribute to benefit comp for abortion access
PUP release two new live tracks
PUP announce live EP
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Punk in Drublic Festival announces two Western Canada dates
NOBRO and Pom Pom Squad added to PUP's EU & UK tour
Joyce Manor/Citizen/Prince Daddy & The Hyena/Phony (US & CAN)
PUP perform on Late Night with Seth Meyers
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PUP announce Australia shows