Formed in late 2010, American Ruins are a pop-punk band from Richmond, Virginia. United by their love of corndogs, fireworks, antics, shenanigans, and punk, the band played numerous shows in Richmond and surrounding states. Their EP, Blank Pages, came out March 2011. Their influences include fun, posi jumps, Jawbreaker, Title Fight, and animals that go Kahhhh! American Ruins disbanded in the summer of 2011.
Onomatopoetic neck-beard Jams. Basement Dweller from Richmond, Va play groove laden, technical jams with a unique twist. The band formed in the spring of 2011 and began playing shows after recording their demo in the Summer of 2011, entitled "Adults with Braces".
In Courage is a four-piece pop-punk band based in Richmond, VA,their first Sink/Swim release "Family First" was released November, 2011.
Paper Trail are the up-and coming of Virginia's Hardcore future. Offering up technical and mosh-worthy music, the band recently released their first full-length, Raw War on Sink/Swim Press. Now, Paper Trail are focused on touring, continuing to represent Virginia Hardcore, and writing new music.
Started in 2006, Wrist Rocket has been Matt Fisher's outlet for frustration as well as a venue to celebrate existence for the last 5 years. Coming from a background in punk and hardcore, he tries to write a little about everything and make it infectious as possible. His main topics tend to be married life, growing older without losing his ideals, and admission of mistakes along the way. Matt has recently gotten help from the best punk band in Richmond, Hold Tight, to make his traditionally solo act a high energy endeavor that kids from all walks of the scene can relate to and enjoy.