10 Facts About The Descendents


Nolte sang with the group at several of their early performances, but by the Spring of 1979 The Last were becoming more active and he left the Descendents again, being replaced by bassist Tony Lombardo.

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The Descendents was always the '5th member' of the band, besides being my best friend, next to Milo.

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The Descendents supported Everything Sucks with a series of tours from September 1996 to August 1997 covering the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe, touring with Swingin' Utters, The Bouncing Souls, The Suicide Machines, Shades Apart, Guttermouth, Less Than Jake, Handsome, Electric Frankenstein, Social Distortion, Pennywise, H2O, and others.

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Stevenson explained that the gap of eight years between The Descendents albums was due to the band members having children and to his father's death.

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The Descendents classified these as "one-off shows", usually occurring when he is able to take advantage of vacation breaks as working as a biologist to perform with the Descendents.

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In July 2016, Milo announced he would be leaving his scientific career to pursue the Descendents full-time, citing burnout with biochemistry and getting laid off from DuPont.

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The lyrical content of the Descendents made them being cited at the time as one of the most significant punk bands of the 1980s hardcore punk movement.

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The Descendents became ill and I took care of him for a little while.

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The Descendents have been cited as hugely influential to a large number of modern-day pop punk and skate punk bands such as Blink 182, MXPX, NOFX, Green Day, Pennywise, Propagandhi, Rise Against, The All-American Rejects, The Bouncing Souls, The Offspring, and The Ataris.

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In 2016, a The Descendents branded IPA entitled "Feel This Coffee" was released by the San Diego branch of Mikkeller Brewery.

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