Uncommonmenfrommars , also abbreviated Unco or UMFM , is a French punk rock band from Serrière, Ardèche. The group's story begins in Washington, DC, with the birth of the three brothers: the twins Trint (guitar, vocals) and Daff (drums) born in 1975, and Ed (vocals, guitar) born in 1978 The group is formed in 1993, and dissolves twenty years later in 2013.
The group's story begins in Washington, DC, with the birth of the three brothers: the twins Trint (guitar, vocals) and Daff (drums) born in 1975, and Ed (vocals, guitar) born in 1978 >. Arrived around 1990 in France, and more precisely in Serrière, in Ardèche, where they are joined by Big Jim (bass, choirs) born in 1977, they found the group Uncommonmenfrommars (often shortened in UMFM or Unco) at the end of the 1990s They quickly released a first self-produced EP, the eponymous Uncommonmenfrommars, in 1998.
They signed in 2000 at Wagram and released in the wake of a second EP, Welcome to ..., with a garage rock sound. For the recording of their first album in 2001, they flew to the United States and specifically to the Motor Studio in San Francisco to work with Ryan Greene (NOFX, Lagwagon, etc.). Vote for Me was released in June 2001, and includes the singles Pizzaman, Coconut Island and TV Star. After a long tour, they decided to make a new EP, acoustic, with the help of Steve Albini (Pixies, Nirvana, etc.) which is called Kill the Fuse. It comes out in April 2003>. A year later, in late April 2004, released their second album, Noise Pollution, still produced by Ryan Greene. They take the time to record their June 5, 2004 concert at the Ris-Orangis Plan as part of a Live on Earth CD / DVD.
A year and a half later, in 2005, the work with the French melodic punk skate band Burning Heads gives birth to the split Incredible Rock Machine where each band plays four unreleased tracks and a cover, one of the four unpublished being sung by the another group. This CD will be released on October 13, 2005. This is the band's first album at Opposite Productions>.