The Hardship Post

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The Hardship Post
Origin St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
Genres Indie rock
Years active 1993 –
Labels Sub Pop

Hardship Post (later The Hardship Post) was an alternative rock band that formed in St. John’s and moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the Halifax Pop Explosion of the early 1990s. The band was signed to Halifax record label Murderecords, and later to Seattle label Sub Pop.[1]

Hardship Post won as Best Alternative Band at the 1993 East Coast Music Awards held in Halifax.[2]


  • 1993: Mood Ring
  • 1993: Hack (EP)
  • 1994: Why Don't You and I Smooth Things Over (7" single)

Studio albums[edit]

  • 1995: Somebody Spoke


  1. ^ "Hardship Post," Music, CBC Radio 3 (accessed July 27, 2010).
  2. ^ "The Hardship Post -- Bio," Sub Pop Records (accessed July 27, 2010).