Desperation Squad is a rock and roll band from Pomona, California. They played their first live show on May 19, 1984 and are still active as of 2012. They toured with the Warp Tour in 2001 and 2007 and gained an international audience when they appeared as semi finalists on the first season of Simon Cowell's "America's got Talent". They are currently playing the Punk Rock Picnic on April 26, 2012.
Drummer Alan Waddington had previously worked with Steve Jones and the band The Unforgiven in the mid-to-late 1980s in Southern California.