No Way Jose

No Way Jose


No Way Jose blends their Mexican-American, Texas and Southern California influences to create this great sound they call "Spanglish Punk." NWJ's influences include The Misfits, Texas Tornados, Tiger Army, Green Day, Stray Cats, Rancid, Sublime, Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valenz on speed. Enough said!


No Way Jose is a Southern California punk band that has been building a buzz in the LA music scene. NWJ mixes their Southern California punk, Tex-Mex, and Mexican-American influences to create their own sound they call "Spanglish Punk." They have been featured on radio stations such as: Indie 103.1FM, KJLA - LATV, Mania TV, El Calabozo Radio, KXLU 88.9 FM, KSCR Radio 1560AM, KMXN 94.3 FM, KULV 107.9, Titan Internet Radio, on print and website such as Skratch Magazine, Alborde, &

Founding member Jose started No Way Jose, in December of 2001. NWJ has toured in the US, Mexico, UK, Wales and Scotland with no label support.

In the summer of 2006, No Way Jose was selected to play the Hot Topic Kevin Says Stage at The Vans Warped Tour. The following year the band headed into the studio to record their much anticipated EP at Westbeach Recorders (Rancid, Offspring, Blink 182, Sublime, Pennywise, Bad Religion, Face to Face, NOFX, MXPX). NWJ released their EP on Pee Shy Records in the summer of 2007. Recently they made the top 12 on Rock Alternativo charts in the US alongside mainstream latin international acts such as: Panda, Alison, Café Tacuba, Molotov, Motel, Jumbo, and Manu Chao amongst others.


No Way Jose released their first EP on Pee Shy Records in the summer of 2007. Tracks such as Marta, Don't Worry and Stripper have been featured on Indie 103.1FM, KXLU 88.9 "Noise Pollution, KSCR 1560AM, KULV 107.9, El Calabozo Radio, Eden Music, KHDC 90.9fm (Rock En Evolucion)

Set List

1. Don't Worry
2. Spoiled Brat
3. Marta
4. Same Old SH#t
5. Te Extrano
6. Rio Grande Surfers
7. Wanna Be
8. Motherf@#ker
9. The Way It Is
10. Policia (by Sepultura)

No Way Jose's sets go by so fast that if you blink you might just miss a note. Typical 10 set list for bout a quick 30 mins is enough to tease the crowd. Considering that some of it's members have been pulled over by cops in the Los Angeles area they do a cover of "Policia" by Sepultura.