Billy Talent

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Billy Talent
Background information
Origin Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Genres Alternative rock, post-hardcore, punk rock
Years active 1993–present
Labels Atlantic, Warner, Roadrunner
Associated acts Cancer Bats, Anti-Flag
Website www.billytalent.com
Members
Benjamin Kowalewicz
Ian D'Sa
Jonathan Gallant
Aaron Solowoniuk

Billy Talent, before called Pezz, is a Canadian punk rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They released their debut album, Watoosh!, under their former name Pezz on July 23, 1999. They released two more albums as Pezz. The name Billy Talent was inspired by the guitarist "Billy Tallent" from the Michael Turner novel Hard Core Logo. They performed and recorded together for about 10 years before becoming famous.

Members[change | edit source]

Albums[change | edit source]

As Pezz

  • Demoluca (1994)
  • Dudebox (1995)
  • Watoosh! (1999)

As Billy Talent[change | edit source]

  • Watoosh! (1999)
  • Billy Talent (2003)
  • Billy Talent II (2006)
  • Billy Talent III (2009)
  • Dead Silence (2012)

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