Smut Peddlers

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This article is about the punk band. For hip hop band of the same name, see Porn Again.
Smut Peddlers
Origin Redondo Beach, California, California
Genres Punk
Years active 1993 – Present
Labels TKO Records
Ransom Records
Hostage Records
Website Official website
Members John Ransom
Julia Smut

Smut Peddlers are a punk band originally from Redondo Beach, California. The band has been performing live since 1993 and has toured in Europe and North America. The Smut Peddlers are notorious in Southern California for their spirited and rowdy live shows, but are virtually unknown outside these confines.


The band was formed in Redondo Beach in April 1993.

In 1995, Smut Peddlers released their first album, Failure on the band's own label Ransom Records. The follow-up Freedom was released in 1997. Their third full-length album Tarball 2000 was released on Ransom Records in 1999. ISM is their fourth full-length album, released in 2001. Their fifth album, Coming Out, was released in 2004 on the independent label, TKO Records. A live DVD/CD of the band titled That's Amore was released by TKO Records in 2005.

The band's music has also been featured on the 2002 soundtrack to Jackass: The Movie and the 2006 soundtrack to Jackass: Number Two. In addition, the band's music has been featured on several episodes of the television shows Jackass, Wildboyz, and Rob and Big. Recently Smut Peddlers contributed two songs to the Jackass video game.

The band toured Europe in August 2002, playing 16 cities throughout Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Belgium, headlining all shows except three. Smut Peddlers also toured the United States in May/June 2005.

The band has released a new full-length album for the first time in ten years titled Going In on July 12th, 2014, on their own label, Ransom Records. On June 30th Smut Peddlers released a video supporting their new album of the song "California Gold" on

Band members[edit]



  • Mike Angulo (R.I.P.) – Guitar (1992–1996)
  • Doug Winbury – Guitar (1996–1998)
  • Kristian Dragge – Guitar (1996)
  • Kevin Sullivan – Guitar (1996)
  • Bert Orlando – Guitar (1998–1999)
  • Roger Ramjet – Guitar (1999–2003)
  • Sean Mallard – Guitar (2002–2007)



  • "The Demos" (1993–1994)
  • Failure (1995)
  • Freedom (1997)
  • Tarball 2000 (1999)
  • ISM (2001)
  • Coming Out (2004)
  • "1993–1994: THE DEMOS" (2007)
  • "Going In" (2014)

7 inches[edit]

  • "Live At The Hermosa Saloon" (1998)
  • "Silicone & STP" (1999)
  • "Bipolar Girl" (2000)
  • "eXit plan" (2004)

10 inches[edit]

  • "Ten Inch" (2003)

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