Scared Straight (band)

Scared Straight (band)

Scared Straight was a Nardcore Punk band from Simi Valley, California.

The band was formed in 1983 by a group of friends and was originally called S.O.F, Scott Radinsky, Mike Thompson, Gary Galaines and Dennis Jagard, who wanted to start a band and enter a "Battle of the Bands" competition at a local skate rink. After going through several members and name changes, They often played with other "Nardcore" bands from nearby Oxnard, California. All of their records were released by Mystic Records.

In the early 1990's they changed their name to Ten Foot Pole. One of the reasons for the name change was to move away from the "straight-edge" reputation that followed the band with a name like "Scared Straight". Ten Foot Pole has a reputation of being a more aggressive, hardcore punk band that likes to party and have fun.

Original Scared Straight lineup

*Scott Radinsky - Drums
*Steve Carnan - Guitar
*Dennis Jagard - Guitar
*Morgan Anderson - Bass
*Gary Roca - Vocals

Other Scared Straight Members

*Brian Walsby - Drums
*Eric Swift - Bass
*Tim Williams - Drums
*Mike Harder - Bass
*Pete Newbury - Bass
*Jordan Burns - Drums
*James Harris - Drums

cared Straight discography

*"Nardcore" Compilation LP, Mystic Records 1984
*"Party Animal - We got Power II", Compilation LP, Mystic 1984
*"Mystic Super Seven Sampler #1", Compilation 7", Mystic 1985
*"Born to be Wild" 7", Mystic 1985
*"You Drink, You Drive, You Die" LP, Mystic 1988
*"Swill", LP, 1993

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