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Modern Rifles

Sound description

Indie-rock and post-hardcore.

RIYL

Drive Like Jehu, Unwound, Engine Down, Sparta, No Knife, Polvo, At The Drive In, Sunny Day Real Estate, These Arms are Snakes, Jawbreaker, ...And You Will Knows Us by the Trail of Dead, Burning Airlines, Fugazi, the Casket Lottery, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Tanner, Mineral, Texas is the Reason, Three Mile Pilot, Shiner, Hum, 31 Knots

Audio clips

Modern Rifles: "Terroplane"

Inception

San Diego , 2005

Influences

Drive Like Jehu, Unwound, Don Caballero, Blonde Redhead, Rocket from the Crypt, Engine Down, Archers of Loaf, No Knife, Sunny Day Real Estate, Faraquet, Cursive, Polvo, Creta Bourzia, Teddy Duchamp’s Army, Against Me!, Black Sabbath.

Discography

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In late 2005, Modern Rifles was formed by Dan Deaton, Jon Fong, Daryl Thompson, and Brian Garbark. The name was derived from a misinterpreted 31 Knots lyric. They played their first show at Scolari's Office.

After earning a San Diego Music Award nomination, the band split in October 2009. Drummer Brian Garbark joined the band Boyscout, which included singer Lain Weck, and that duo cofounded the band Nicely in 2013.

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