The Vandals are a punk rock band that formed in 1980 in Orange County, California, USA. Known for their energetic and irreverent style, they have become one of the most influential bands in the genre. Joe Escalante and Warren Fitzgerald, members of The Vandals, also own and operate Kung Fu Records.
With a sound that combines catchy melodies with aggressive guitar riffs, The Vandals have carved out their own unique place in punk rock history. Their music is characterized by witty lyrics and humorous themes, often poking fun at pop culture and societal norms.
Influenced by bands like Guttermouth, Face To Face, Lagwagon, and NOFX among others; The Vandals have created a loyal fan base around the world. Their high-energy live performances are legendary, captivating audiences with their infectious energy and engaging stage presence.