Closet Monster (band)

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For the fictional character see The Closet Monster. For the film, see Closet Monster (film).
Closet Monster
Origin Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Genres Punk rock, Pop punk, Anarcho-punk
Years active 1997-2005, 2009
Labels Underground Operations
Associated acts Sum 41, Avril Lavigne, Stereos
Website Official Myspace
Members Mark "London" Spicoluk
Jesse Colburn
Adam Cyncora
Aaron Verdonk

Closet Monster was a Canadian punk rock band from Ajax, Ontario.


Closet Monster was formed at Pickering High School in 1997.[1] The most recent lineup played their final show on December 8, 2005 at the Phoenix in Toronto with Underground Operations label mates Dead Letter Dept, Bombs Over Providence, Hostage Life and Protest The Hero. The band has achieved much publicity from touring Canada, the United States and Europe, playing dates on the Warped Tour, and starting a very successful Canadian record label, Underground Operations.[2] Closet Monster have shared the stage with the likes of Billy Talent, Rise Against, Alexisonfire, Propagandhi, Hot Water Music, SNFU, Madball, Atom And His Package, Suicidal Tendencies, KNUT, Dead Kennedys, Silverstein, 25tolife, The Suicide Machines, Buck-O-Nine, The Casualties, Choke, Mad Caddies, D.b.s., Mastodon, Atreyu, Ten Foot Pole, Moneen, Protest the Hero, The Movielife, Social Distortion, Bad Religion Warped Tour 2004 & 2005 and many other bands.

Their lyrics have an anarchist theme.

The band reunited in 2009 for one show at Wakestock Festival.[3]

Before shutting down, Underground Operations released Suicide Note, an anthological compilation album of Closet Monster's work, as their last release.[4]

Line up[edit]

Past members[edit]


Studio albums[edit]


Year Song Album
2004 Mamma Anti-Fascisto: (Never Surrender) We Rebuilt This City
2005 Punk Rock Ruined Our Lives

Compilation albums[edit]

Music videos[edit]

  • "Mr. Holland Vs. Acceptable Behaviour" (2002)
  • "Corporate Media Death Squad" (2003)
  • "Mamma Anti-Fascisto: Never Surrender" (2004)
  • "Punk Rock Ruined Our Lives" (2005)


  1. ^ "interview". 2007-02-28. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  2. ^ "". Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  3. ^ "Music lineup announced for Wakestock". Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2018-04-26.

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