Political, yet humorous punk rock band from Winnipeg, Canada. Formed in 1989
Propagandhi is a Canadian punk rock band formed in Portage la Prairie Manitoba in 1986 by guitarist Chris Hannah and drummer Jord Samolesky. The band is currently located in Winnipeg Manitoba and completed by bassist Todd Kowalski and guitarist Sulynn Hago.
While their earlier work was aligned with the punk rock and skate punk tradition in later years Propagandhi records have moved towards a heavier and more technical heavy metal-influenced sound. Both in their lyrics and hands-on activism the band's members champion various left wing and anarchist causes and veganism and have taken a vocal stance against human rights violations sexism racism nationalism homophobia imperialism capitalism and organized religion.