Lagwagon

Artist

Biography

Lagwagon is a punk band based in the small town of Goleta, California. Forming in 1990, they have released seven albums, all through San Francisco label Fat Wreck Chords. Although they are mostly a melodic hardcore punk band with a lot of metal influences in the soloing department and also in the riffing department especially in their vastly popular first 3 albums, key band members such as Derrick Plourde's and Shawn Dewey's departure and their poppier songs ending up on several cheap compilations put out by Fat Wreck Chords and very popular video game they ended up widely viewed as catalysts for the pop-punk / skate-punk movement of the 1990's, opening the door for some of the subgenre's more mainstream bands.

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