Discount (band)

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Discount
Discount.jpg
Discount performing at Michiganfest 2000, in Wayne, MI on March 25th, 2000
Background information
Origin Vero Beach, Florida, U.S.
Genres Punk rock[1]
Years active 1995–2002
Labels
Associated acts
Past members
  • Alison Mosshart
  • Bill Nesper
  • Ryan Seagrist
  • Todd Rockhill
  • James Parker
  • Justin Focco

Discount was an American punk rock band that formed in Vero Beach, Florida, in 1995 and disbanded in 2000.[1] Before disbanding, the group's members relocated to Gainesville, Florida, where they performed their last show in August 2000. They released three full length albums, several EPs, and two b-side collections. Members have gone on to form The Dead Weather, The Kills, The Kitchen, Black Cougar Shock Unit, Unitas, the Routineers, The Draft, Laserhead, Stolen Parts, and Monikers.

Discography[edit]

Full-Length Albums[edit]

EPs / 7 inches / Splits[edit]

  • Three Piece Suit (1995), 3 way split with Combination Grey and Pohgoh
  • Mom Lied To Me (1995), Parking Lot Records/self release
  • Discount/My Pal Trigger split 7" (1996), Tripucka Records
  • Discount/Flatspots/Wolfdaddys/Stizzle split 7" (1996), Boxcar Records

(Featuring the band's cover of The Golden Girls Theme)

  • All Too Often 7" (1996), Mighty Idy Records
  • Wonder Pulled Me Under 7" (1996), Liquid Meat Records
  • Discount/Shotwell Coho split 7" (1997), What Else? Records
  • Discount/Cigarretteman split 7" (1997), Snuffy Smile/Suburban Home Records
  • Discount/J Church split 7" (1997), Liquid Meat Records
  • Her Last Day 7" (1997), Helter Skelter/Panic Records
  • Discount/Crettins Puddle split CDEP (1998), Shock Records
  • Discount/My Winter Jane split 7" (1998), Snuffy Smile
  • Love, Billy (1998), Fueled by Ramen
  • Discount/As Friends Rust split 7" (1999), Good Life Recordings
  • Discount/Beauty School Dropout split 7" (1999), Speedowax
  • Open Ended Aerial 7" (1999), Rugger Bugger
  • Read Army Faction 7" (2000), 4 way split with Avail, The Weakerthans and Hot Water Music, No Idea Records

(All four songs were taken from Better Read Than Dead compilation on AK Press)

(Featuring 5 E.L.O. covers from J Church and the 5 Billy Bragg covers by Discount from the Love, Billy CDEP)

  • Appeared on 403 Chaos Comp: Florida Fucking Hardcore (1998)
  • Appeared on Songs that Will Make You Cool, a compilation released by Rockstar Recordings in 1995.[2]

B-Side Collections[edit]

  • Singles No. 1 (2002), New American Dream
  • Singles No. 2 (2002), New American Dream

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discount". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  2. ^ [1] Discogs.org: "Songs that Will Make You Cool" Rockstar Recordings (1995)

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