Sam “Topper” Kolzar: Guitar (electric) | David Klowden: Vocals | Joel Roop: Drums | Steve “Squirrel” Oberg: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Scott Harber: Bass guitar

Genre: Rock

RIYL: Bad Religion, Catch 22, Agent Orange, Social Distortion, Mike Ness, the Front, the Adolescents, Cardiac Kidz, the Penetrators, the Injections, Personal Conflict, Social Spit, Moral Majority, the Skullbusters, Men of Clay, Black Tango

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Inception: San Diego, 1981

Influences: TSOL, Circle Jerks, Agent Orange, the Adolescents, the Cramps, Christian Death, Social Distortion


5051 was reportedly named after a police code for mentally unstable people. After releasing an EP in 1981, the band split in 1982.

The 1983 cassette compilation on the Slow Death label, Our Blow Out, features the 5051 tracks "El Salvador" and "Target of Insanity."

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