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Origin: Boston, Massachusetts

Genre: Crust punk

Years active: 1989–present

Bill Damon (vocals)
Seager Tennis (bass)
Will Sullivan (guitar)
Sam Jodrey (drums)

Past members
Kevin Barnello (1989-1996)
Eric O’Brien
Tristan Smaldone
Joe Rizzi (1996-1998)
Ben Upton (1998-2000)

Populution (1992)
New Ways To Create Waste (1993)
2Oz. Slab Of Hate (1993)
You Wreckt Em (1996)
Damn Near Killed Em (1997)
Had it Coming (2002)
Shoot People, Not Dope (2003)
Beer In The Shower (2003)

Studio Albums
89-99 (2000)
We’re All Doomed (2002)

Toxic Narcotic/Whorehouse Of Representatives (1997)
Bostons Finest – Toxic Narcotic / The Unseen (1998)
Toxic Narcotic/August Spies (1999)
The Split – Toxic Narcotic / A Global Threat (2001)
Toxic Narcotic / Misery (2004)


Toxic Narcotic is an American crust punk band from Boston, Massachusetts who formed in 1989.[1] Though many label them crust or hardcore, they do not self-identify with any one specific subgenre of DIY punk.[2] Their songs typically include anti war, violence, and green peace lyrics. Their name, as revealed in an interview with vice magazine is associated with the movement, the lead singer saying “… The name means what is says. Narcotics, chemicals, and ignorance are toxic, not just to the human mind, but also to humanity in general.”[3] Most of their albums have been released on their label, Rodent Popsicle Records.[4] The Album “We’re All Doomed” was released in 2002 on Go-Kart Records and a split CD with Misery was released in 2004, also on Go-Kart Records. Their 15th anniversary show in December, 2004, was filmed by Subversion Media and released on Rodent Popsicle Records. The band toured the United States and Europe extensively through their career. In 2005, the band performed at North East Sticks Together. Later that year, Toxic Narcotic went on hiatus and two of its members, Bill Damon and Will Sullivan, formed the band Mouth Sewn Shut.[5] Bill Damon, the vocalist, runs Rodent Popsicle Records. Sam, the drummer, hurt his back in 2008 and all following shows had to be cancelled.[6] Sam and Will formed Notox with bassist Pat Fahey releasing the album Demolished in 2014. [7]