Pass the Axe

Jake Loban: Vocals | Ricky Kissel: Guitar (electric) | Mike Hertel: Drums | Ricky Martinez: Bass guitar

Genre: Rock

RIYL: Career Soldiers, the Unseen, Agent Orange, Duane Peters, Steven Adler, Three Bad Jacks, Calabrese, the Freeze, DPI, Prima Donna, the Bone Shakers, Calabrese, Some Kind of Nightmare, Rat City Riot, the Dodges

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Inception: San Diego, 2008

Influences: Black Flag, Social Distortion, DPI, Agent Orange


Pass the Axe is fronted by Jake Loban, formerly of Career Soldiers and the Unseen, and backed by fellow Soldier Ricky Kissel on lead guitar, Mike Hertel (the Bone Shakers) on drums, and Ricky Martinez on bass.

Hertel has also played with Rat City Riot. After quitting that band, he co-founded the Dodges in late 2016 with Alex Snyder. After signing to local La Escalera, they released a debut full-length, Roll With.

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