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Osker were a Los Angeles melodic pop punk band who formed in 1998 and split in february 2002, ultimately due to the departure of their drummer and inability to bounce back from the problems that arose as a consequence. The line up originally consisted of Devon Williams on vocals and guitar and Dave Benitez on bass. They never had a full time drummer, however Phil Drazik was the longest standing.

Osker broke away from the typical SoCal? punk band with the release of their second CD Idle Will Kill. Previous to this was first full length album Treatment 5. Both contained cynical and snotty lyrics about teen angst. As a consequence to their stage antics, among which was Devon's brutal sincerity, criticizing conformity in the punk scene and "fashion"", as well as their crowd-taunting habit, Osker were labelled as one of the most hated and mean acts on Epitaph

They released two albums Treatment 5 and Idle Will Kill. They allegedly had another album in production prior to the split, however it was never finished.

"The split between Dave and I is ...

years active 1998 – 2002
origin Los Angeles, California
music genre Punk Rock
Rock music
current members Devon Williams
Dave Benitez
Phil Drazik
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia