Chump is born at the end of the 90’s. Niko and Bruno, listening non stop to stuff like Green Day, NOFX, Lagwagon, Bad Relgion, No
They have released some EPs between 2001 and 2005, have done a lot of shows and are involved in plenty of festivals all around Belgium. The have share the stage with Belgian acts like Hangin’Out, Wash Out Test, Skaïra, Skarbone 14, Nervous Chillin’, Flatcat but also internationnal bands like Big D And The Kids Table (US), Carving (FR), PO BOX (FR). In 2005, they decide to leave the project as it is and are looking to other projects.
Chump is finally back in 2016. 90’s punkrock style is still there and a lot of new songs are also added to the setlist. They release, on August 1st 2016, a EP called « Ready To Strike » and are playing shows all around Belgium, openning for bands like Strung Out (USA), plenty of french bands (Topsy Turvy’s, Ces gens la, Intenable, Demain Encore, Reviens, Mange Ta Mort, Heavy Heat, …) and also Not On Tour (IL), Chine Shop Bull (UK), March (NL), Faintest Idea (UK). The song « ID CARD » is even chosen to be part of a VA released in Canada
During summer 2017, a line up change occurs. Roman (bass) et Raf (drums) are joining the band. They decide to go on tour trough France and Spain and keep on doing plenty of shows in Belgium. They go to studio in March 2018 to record « Welcome To The Punk Rock Family ». The album is released on July 16th. Since then, the band is touring accross Belgium and Europe (Spain, France, Nederlands, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway) for more than 40 shows
Is an Oslo based hardcore band who make noise the only way they know how!
It’s energetic and with a punk attitude.
Influenced by old school hardcore, 2000’s hardcore, punk rock and even some post rock and jazz