The Dwarves are an American punk rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois, as The Suburban Nightmare, in the mid-1980s. They are currently based in San Francisco, California. Formed as a garage punk band, their career subsequently saw them move in a hardcore direction before settling into an eclectic punk rock sound emphasizing intentionally shocking lyrics. They have been described as “one of the last true bastions of punk rock ideology in the contemporary musical age”.
Mondo Generator, The Uncontrollable, KMFDM, Chthonic Force, Queens of the Stone Age, Drunk Injuns, Royce Cracker, DJ Marz, Melvins, Riptides
Punk rock, hardcore punk, garage punk
Sympathy for the Record Industry, Sub Pop, Epitaph, Burger Records, Zodiac Killer Records
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.