The Band Pennywise - Southbay Boys Still Going Hard
When it comes to punk rock, it's hard to find a more iconic name in the genre than Pennywise. The California-based group released their self-titled debut album, “Pennywise” in 1991 and since then they have gone on to become one of the most influential bands of the genre. Pennywise is known for their hard-edged, melodic punk rock, full of strong vocals and intense lyrics.
They have a distinct sound that sets them apart from other punk rock groups in the scene. Pennywise has released nine studio albums over the years, with their latest being “Yesterdays” in 2016. The band is highly respected for their politics and social commentary, as many of their songs address major societal issues. Over the course of their career, they have become associated with the skateboard and surfing culture, particularly through the documentary “Let's Go Get Lost”, which was released in 1998. Pennywise has been praised for their live performances, their rousing singalongs and electrifying energy.
As one of the longest-running punk bands still at the top of their game, they remain an integral part of the punk scene to this day. For fans of punk, there's much to love and appreciate about Pennywise. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of experiencing the band, you’re really missing out. Whether it's listening to their albums, watching their documentaries or catching them live, they have made their mark on the music industry and their legacy continues to inspire and influence many aspiring musicians.