Propagandhi is a political punk rock/thrash band formed in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1986 by Chris Hannah and Jord Samolesky.
Known for championing left-wing causes and standing up against human rights violations, the band's political attitude includes anti-racism, anti-homophobia, anti-imperialism, anti-fascism, and anti-capitalism. Moral and ethical attitudes include veganism.
In 1992, Propagandhi played a show with California punk-rock band NOFX. NOFX's singer, Fat Mike, asked them to come to L.A. to record what would become their first album, How To Clean Everything. The album was released on Fat Mike's own record label, Fat Wreck Chords, in 1993.
The band spent the next three years touring and enjoying the popularity provided by the explosion in popularity of punk-rock in the mid 1990's. In 1996 they recorded and released their second album, Less Talk, More Rock, also on Fat Wreck Chords. The album title was a joke, as Propagandhi were well known for going into lengthy rants during their live performances. The album was, if anything, even more out-spoken than its predecessor, with song titles like "Apparently...
|years active||1986 – Present (time)|
|music genre||punk rock, thrash metal|
|current members|| David "The Beaver" Guillas|
Todd "The Rod" Kowalski