Discount (band)

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Discount performing at Michiganfest 2000, in Wayne, MI on March 25th, 2000
Background information
Genres Punk rock, post-hardcore
Years active 1995–2002
Labels New American Dream, Fueled by Ramen, Liquid Meat, Kat Records
Associated acts The Kills
The Kitchen
Black Cougar Shock Unit
the Routineers
The Draft
The Dead Weather.
Past members Alison Mosshart
Bill Nesper
Ryan Seagrist
Todd Rockhill
James Parker
Justin Focco

Discount was a punk rock band that formed in Vero Beach, Florida, in 1995 and disbanded in 2000. 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.


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.[1]

B-Side Collections[edit]

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


  1. ^ [1] "Songs that Will Make You Cool" Rockstar Recordings (1995)

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