Good Riddance is a politically and socially charged melodic hardcore punk band from Santa Cruz, California. Emerging in 1986 and led by fiery straight-edge vocalist Russ Rankin, the band's longtime lineup has included guitarist Luke Pabich, bassist Chuck Platt, and drummer Sean "SC" Sellers. Beginning with 1995's For God and Country, the band carved out a respectable swath of sonic territory via standout outings like A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion (1986) and Ballads from the Revolution (1998), before calling it quits in 2007. They reformed in 2012 and went on to issue a pair of well-received comeback albums in Peace In Our Time (2015) and Thoughts and Prayers (2019).
Although it was formed in 1986 by ex-Fury 66 member Rankin as a voice for his political frustrations and protests, the band did not gel until Pabich's ... Read Full Biography