The Skulls were an early Vancouver punk rock/hardcore band, whose members would later found two of the area's notable hardcore bands: D. Known by pejorative, punk rock nicknames, original members were known simply as "Useless" (Gerry Hannah), "Dimwit" (Ken Montgomery), "Wimpy" (Brian Roy Goble) and "Normal" (Mike Graham).
Dimwit quit the band shortly after their first 7" was released to join the Pointed Sticks and was replaced by Koichi Imagawa, also known as Jim Imagawa, on drums. Nomeansno is a hardcore band originally from Victoria, British Columbia and now located in Vancouver.
Combining childish humour and politically-oriented emotive hardcore, the group released several records on Recess Records and toured internationally. Means was a Christian Post-hardcore/Melodic hardcore band from Regina, Saskatchewan.The band was formed in 2001 under the name of Means 2 An End as a 3-piece by main-songwriter/lyricist Matt Goud.The band formed in 1991 near Surrey, and were widely known as the acronym B. Stress Factor 9 is a hardcore punk band from Vancouver, formed in 2004.SF9's members include frontman Randy Rampage (founder of the hardcore band D. A.) and drummer Ray Hartmann (of thrash metal band Annihilator.) Comeback Kid is a Canadian hardcore band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Kelly recorded two singles for the soundtracks of two popular movies, "I Believe I Can Fly" for the movie Space Jam in 1996 and "Gotham City" for Batman & Robin in 1997.
He also began expanding his musical repertoire into hip hop.
Kelly, an American R&B singer, consists of 14 studio albums, 5 compilation albums, 3 collaborative albums, and 48 singles. Kelly debuted with the group Public Announcement in 1992 with the album Born Into the '90s that included two singles that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the US: "Honey Love" and "Slow Dance (Hey Mr. Kelly made his solo debut in 1993 with 12 Play, including the gold-certified single "Sex Me" and another #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B charts, "Bump n' Grind". Kelly also became a producer and songwriter for other artists, including Aaliyah and Michael Jackson. Kelly's bestselling album was his 1998 effort R., which went eight times platinum.
Kelly, which debuted on the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. "I Believe I Can Fly" reached #2 on the Hot 100 and won three Grammy Awards in 1998.
And No One Else Wanted to Play has remained influential in underground circuits.
Brand New Unit was a Canadian hardcore punk band from Vancouver. in the early years, as a band name logo was needed to post on a playbill. 11 and in 1992 they were winners of CITR-FM's SHi NDi G live performance contest, which awarded them some studio time.
They were notable for having two singers, both of whom were female, as this is a rarity in the hardcore punk community.' I Spy was a hardcore punk band founded in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1991.