Off with Their Heads (band)
|Off With Their Heads|
|Origin||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Years active||2002 - Present|
No Idea Records
|Associated acts||Banner Pilot
The Gateway District
The Fake Boys
Vacation Bible School
|Members||Ryan Young: guitar/vocals
Robbie Swartwood: bass
Justin Francis: drums (records)
Zack Gontard: guitar (records)
Ryan Fisher: drums (live)
John Polydoros: guitar (live)
|Past members||Erik Siljander
Off With Their Heads is a punk rock band formed in 2002 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since their formation, they have often featured a rotating line-up of tour players, due to their members' other commitments and Off With Their Head's own full-time touring schedule. Singer/guitarist Ryan Young has noted that having different musicians helps keep the band fresh.
According to the No Idea website, the band had planned to release The '69 Sound, a second singles collection of more recent split 7" material. However, this has since been refuted by No Idea, who commented saying "This thing will never happen." 
On September 10, 2008, Off With Their Heads self-released a music video for "Fuck This, I'm Out" 
In late 2009, the band was chosen as one of Beyond Race Magazine's "50 Emerging Artists," resulting in a spot in the publication's No. 11 issue (with Bodega Girls and J. Cole on the cover), as well as an exclusive Q&A for the magazine's site.
While the line-up has never been stable, the band has always included Ryan Young and Justin Francis. Though Francis no longer tours with the band, he continues to write and record songs as the band's drummer and has played on every Off With Their Heads Record to date. Similarly, Zack Gontard (who joined in 2006) no longer tours with the band, but remains the band's guitarist (and backing vocalist) for the purpose of recording. Francis and Gontard's stand-ins for live performances are (as of May 2013) - and have been (since 2012) - Ryan Fisher and John Polydoros.
- From the Bottom (2008)
- In Desolation (2010)
- Home (2013)
- High Five for The Rapture 7"
- Fine Tuning The Bender 7"
- To Hell With This and All Of You 7"
- Art Of The Underground Single Series 7"
- Hospitals (2006)
- Trying to Breathe 7" (2010)
- I Will Follow You (shaped picture disc) (2010)
- J Church Split 7"
- Blotto Split 7"
- Practice Split 7"
- Four Letter Word Split 7"
- Dear Landlord Split 7"
- Dukes Of Hillsborough Split 7"
- The Measure [SA] Split 7"
- Tiltwheel Split 7"
- Small Pool Records 4 Way Split Series Vol. 1 12"
- "Under The Influence" Lemuria split 7" (2009)
- Detournement Split 7" (2010)
- No Friends Split 6" (2010)
- Torch The Spires, P.O.S., 20 Dollar Move split 7" (2011)
- Riverboat Gamblers and Dead to Me Split 7" (2011 tour)
- Discharge Split 7" (2012)
- Fuck This, I'm Out (2008)
- Keep Falling Down (2009)
- Drive (2010)
- Clear the Air (2011)
- Nightlife (2013)
- Seek Advice Elsewhere (2013)
- Start Walking (2013)
- Don't Make Me Go (2013)
Live and compilation albums
- All Things Move Toward Their End (2007)
- compilation of split 7" tracks and compilation appearances.
- Insubordination Fest 2008 CD/DVD (2008)
- Live At The Atlantic Series: Vol Two 7" (2009)