Raw and ferocious and known for their incendiary live shows Southern California based Spider is a visceral and rhythmic band firing on all cylinders.
Spider’s sound ranges from raw and insurgent rock to rhythmic and eerie guitar-based songs with dark thundering drums.
Like a swift kick to the head and broadcasting with a sense of modern urgency Spider offers an existential blast of nascent punk rock.
For fans of Black Flag, The Stooges, Refused, Dead Kennedys, The Bronx, Bad Brains, The Damned, Adolescents, The Germs.
“Punk As Fuck” – OC Weekly
“The sound is raw and powerful” – Suffer Magazine
“No-BS punk 'n' roll” - Martin Wong
“A pure punk rock band” – The Punk Vault
“Encapsulates the best of a 70s and 80s hardcore theme” – Colorado Punk Rock Army
“With echoes of classics Black Flag and Minor Threat...Spider's in your face tunes are exactly what punk needs and is missing at the moment” - Stars and Scars
"A slight hint of the sleazier, faster side of The Stooges as heard on Raw Power" – Modern Fix
“Unrelenting SoCal hardcore” – Ghettoblaster
“That wicked old school scene with a new revamped edge. Level 10 folks!” – Within Punk Zine
“Spider performed with power and conviction. Raw and ferocious.” - Flipside Magazine
“Spider captures the fury and lyrical honesty of American Punk from the late 70's.” – Musically Fresh
“Packed with passion and fury and best played loud, if you are a fan of early Black Flag you will definitely approve.” - Punk & Oi in the UK
"Classic '70s punk sound with an unruly hardcore tinge" – No Front Teeth Zine
"Classic punk, but half their soul is just pure rock and roll" – IDIOTEQ
“LA Punk like in 1976!” – Trust Magazine
Spider has played Riot Fest (US), Punk Rock Bowling (US), It’s Not Dead Fest (US), Rebellion Festival (UK), Back To Future Festival (Germany), Music Tastes Good Festival (US), Summer 2022 festival dates include Punk Rock Holiday Festival (Slovenia) and Brakrock Ecofest (Belgium).
Karl Izumi (guitar, vocals)
Hector Martinez (vocals)
Alf Silva (drums, vocals)