Common Rider were a ska punk band, formed in 1999 by Jesse Michaels (guitar, vocals), Mass Giorgini (bass) and Dan Lumley (drums). The band's name is taken from a 1970s Japanese TV show, Kamen Rider (Kamen Rider means "Masked Rider" in Japanese.)
The band released two full-length albums and one EP. Last Wave Rockers was released in 1999 on Lookout! Records. Thief In a Sleeping Town EP was also released on Lookout! Records in 2001 and featured Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day (guitar/backing vocals). The band released This Is Unity Music on Hopeless Records in 2002. The band toured the US extensively the same year, including the 2002 Plea For Peace tour, sponsored by Asian Man Records. On the tour, Phillip Hill (from Teen Idols and also a major contributor on the album This is Unity Music) played guitar, along with Joe Mizzi. The band's last release was a split with Against All Authority in April 2005, containing outtakes from 2002'sЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Last Wave Rockers [05.1999, альбом]
- Thief in a Sleeping Town [08.2001, макси-сингл]
- This Is Unity Music [03.09.2002, альбом]
- Against All Authority / Common Rider [12.04.2005, макси-сингл]