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|Origin||Hermosa Beach, California|
|Genres||Hardcore punk, punk rock, ska punk|
|Years active||1990-1997, 2003-2009|
|Labels||Suburban Noize Records, WEA, Hollywood Records|
|Associated acts||Kottonmouth Kings, Insane Clown Posse, Daddy X, Betty Blowtorch, Pennywise|
|Past members|| Brad "Daddy X" Xavier |
Humble Gods was a punk rock band from Hermosa Beach, California. Kottonmouth Kings' frontman Daddy X created the band. On October 17, 1995, the band released its debut self-titled album Humble Gods on WEA. The band had a number of members come and go throughout its career, including two untimely deaths. Daddy X is also the vocalist of the punk rock/hip-hop groups X-Pistols and Kottonmouth Kings, and former vocalist of the skate punk band Doggy Style. He also has a solo hip-hop career.
The band's membership consisted of: Daddy X, Doug Carrion, Byron McMackin, Josh Freeze, Scott Koziol, and Brad Gordon. Past members include: Jason Thirsk of Pennywise, Bianca Halstead, Ricky Vodka (of Motochrist), Spike Xavier (Mind Over Four) and Lou Dog (of the Kottonmouth Kings). Jason Thirsk only recorded one album with Humble Gods, No Heroes . Thirsk had been in rehabilitation for alcoholism and also suffered from depression. Shortly after recording the album he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound July 29, 1996, at the age of 28. Their debut album Humble Gods was released October 17, 1995, on WEA. Their second album No Heroes was released October 15, 1996, on Hollywood Records. The bassist on the album, Bianca Halstead, was killed in a car accident in New Orleans while on tour with the all-female band Betty Blowtorch. Humble Gods ended up disbanding in 1997, causing Daddy X to refocus on Kottonmouth Kings, with the group going on to become one of the most popular independent hip hop groups of the 2000s. In 2003, Humble Gods re-formed, and later released their third album, Born Free on January 6, 2004, on Suburban Noize Records.
|1||Humble Gods||October 17, 1995||WEA|
|2||No Heroes||October 15, 1996||Hollywood Records|
|3||Born Free||January 6, 2004||Suburban Noize Records|
Doug Carrion is an American musician, audio engineer, record producer, and music editor. He played bass guitar in the punk rock bands the Descendents and Dag Nasty during the 1980s, and in the hard rock band For Love Not Lisa in the early 1990s, and is currently in Field Day. He has had a long working relationship with Brad "Daddy X" Xavier, playing with him in the punk rock bands Doggy Style and Humble Gods, working with his rap rock group the Kottonmouth Kings in the 2000s, and playing on his solo albums. Carrion has also composed, edited, and recorded music for television and films, including several reality television series and game shows during the 2000s. In 2012 he started his own Americana group, Doug C and the Blacklisted.
Corporate Avenger was a band from Southern California whose musical style varied from industrial and hip hop to punk rock. With each change, the subject matter has always remained the same: political matter, knowledge, and spirituality.
Steven Thronson, better known by his stage name Saint Dog, was an American rapper from Southern California.
Royal Highness is the debut studio album released by Orange County, CA, hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on August 11, 1998 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. Rappers on this album are Saint Dog, D-Loc, and Daddy X. This album include guest appearances by Daddy X's other band, Humble Gods, along with Dog Boy from the band Too Rude. The album peaked at number 17 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart on 15 January 2000. The song "Bump" peaked at number 28 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. In a 2015 interview with Johnny Richter he stated that he was a member of the group but was not featured on it due to a personal issue with a member of the group at the time of the album's release date.
Hidden Stash II: The Kream of the Krop is the third studio album by Orange County, California hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on October 9, 2001 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. This album shows the group exploring elements of punk rock along with hip-hop, laying down the foundation of sounds that the Kings would go on to explore more fully on their next album, Rollin' Stoned. As of the week of October 27, 2001, the album peaked at #100 on the Billboard 200.
Rollin' Stoned is the fourth studio album by Orange County, California hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on October 8, 2002 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. Combining rap, punk rock, reggae, and alternative rock, Rollin' Stoned is perhaps the Kings' most musically diverse album to date.
Brad Xavier, known by his stage name Daddy X, is a hip hop artist and record producer. He used to be in the punk/hardcore band Doggy Style and the hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings in which he went by the stage name of Daddy X. He was the frontman for Kottonmouth Kings, Humble Gods, Doggy Style, Double Freak and X-Pistols. He has a daughter named Sky Blue Xavier, and wrote a song for her on his debut solo album Organic Soul.
Organic Soul is the debut solo album by Kottonmouth Kings' frontman Daddy X. It was released on August 24, 2004 via Suburban Noize Records. The nineteen-track record featured guest appearances from Smokin Scotty Dread, E-Mann, Dogboy, and Sky Blue. As of September 11, 2004 the album made it to #18 on the Billboard Top Internet albums.
Cloud Nine is the eighth studio album by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on August 28, 2007 under Suburban Noize Records. Band member Daddy X stated that Cloud Nine is the "most adventurous" Kottonmouth Kings album release to date. Cloud Nine features artists such as Tech N9ne, the Insane Clown Posse, and Cypress Hill. It includes a bonus DVD containing videos for the songs "City 2 City", "Livin' Proof", "Think 4 Yourself", and others that not only include the Kottonmouth Kings, but also that of their newly signed labelmates. The album title was thought up by band member Pakelika. It is meant to show that it is their ninth official album and also referred to the so-called "greatness of being high with the heavens".
Kottonmouth Kings is an American hip hop "band". Formed in Placentia, Orange County, California in 1996 by D-Loc and Saint Dog. Additional members have come and gone throughout the years, each adding different flavors to the kings. The band is known for their activism in favor of legalizing cannabis, and often performing lyrics about smoking marijuana. Consisting of D-Loc and Various Artists the band plays hip hop, punk and rap rock songs that sometimes incorporate elements of other genres, including psychedelic rock, reggae, dubstep, bluegrass and jam band.
Bryan Mahoney, best known by his stage name, Big B, is an American rapper currently signed with Suburban Noize Records as a solo artist. Along with John E. Necro, he performs vocals in the rap rock band OPM, which is also signed with Subnoize.
SRH Presents: Supporting Radical Habits is the fifth official compilation album by Suburban Noize Records released on October 25, 2005. This album is a CD/DVD set that includes popular names of the label, such as the Kottonmouth Kings, Judge D, and Big B along with others. The DVD features footage of Kottonmouth Kings and the Subnoize family in Japan, motocross riders Manley and Morrison(Scummy) speaking on their thoughts, motocross riders Grant Teal and Jeremy Lusk, plus more of the SRH team. It also features new Music videos by; Kottonmouth Kings, Big B, OPM, and Slightly Stoopid.
Suburban Noize Records, also known as "Subnoize", is an independent record label based in Burbank, California that specializes in punk rock and hip hop music. The label was founded in 1997 by the Kottonmouth Kings' vocalist Daddy X and Kevin Zinger.
Long Live the Kings is the tenth studio album released by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on April 20, 2010 under Suburban Noize Records. This was the first album after adding The Dirtball into the group as well as the only album to date that featured 8 members of the Kottonmouth Kings on the cover of the album, as it was released just prior to Pakelika leaving the group. The album features the likes of Tech N9ne, Insane Clown Posse, and Big B. It features the single, "At It Again", from Johnny Richter's new solo album, "Laughing", as well as a single from The Dirtball, entitled "Mushrooms", which is said to be the sequel to a song he released earlier in his career called "Mushroom Cloud".
X Pistols is an American punk rock band from Southern California and Oregon, United States, formed in 2010. Brad "Daddy X" Xavier, David "The Dirtball" Alexander, D.I. members TNT, Joey Glock, and Colt Clayton make up the band. In 2011, X-Pistols released their debut album Shoot to Kill, on Suburban Noize Records.
Humble Gods is the debut studio album of the punk rock band Humble Gods, released on October 17, 1995 on Futurist Records.
No Heroes is the second studio album by the California punk rock band Humble Gods, released on October 15, 1996. This album follows their 1995 debut release Humble Gods. No Heroes was released on Hollywood Records, and has a few of the same songs as the band's first release.
Born Free is the third and final studio album from the California based punk rock band Humble Gods, and released on January 6, 2004 on Suburban Noize Records. There was an eight-year gap between this album and the band's previous release, No Heroes, because vocalist Daddy X was busy with his other band, Kottonmouth Kings.
Doggy Style is a punk rock band from Placentia, California, and was part of the North Orange County punk rock scene that included bands from the surrounding cities of Fullerton and Anaheim that formed in 1983. Daddy X of the Kottonmouth Kings, and co-founder of Suburban Noize Records, was the original vocalist, and creator of the band. Their debut EP Work As One was released on a 7" record, on Mystic Records.
Sunrise Sessions is the eleventh studio album American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on July 19, 2011 under Suburban Noize Records. According to the band, the record has a more prominent reggae sound than previous albums, as well as dubstep and bluegrass influences. The band recorded over 60 songs for the album; some of the b-sides are included as bonus tracks on special editions of the album, and others are included on Hidden Stash V: Bongloads & B-Sides, which was released later in 2011.