The Stryder was a Pop Punk/Melodic Hardcore band hailing from Long Island, New York.


The band was formed by Peter Toh and Scottie Redix in 1999 after their previous project, Yearly, disbanded following the departure of bassist Eben D'Amico who left to join Saves the Day, a New Jersey melodic hardcore band. They added vocalist John Johansen and bassist Nick Wendel. They released a 7" on Elkion Records titled, "The Hits Just Keep on Comin'" and shortly after signed a deal to Equal Vision Records and released their debut album "Masquerade in the Key of Crime" in the summer of 2000. The band toured extensively and began writing new material in 2001. They added former Glassjaw drummer, Durijah Lang, and moved Scottie Redix up to Guitar and backing vocals. In the summer of 2001, the band parted ways with vocalist John Johansen. 2002 saw the release of "Jungle City Twitch". Debuting a new sound, The Stryder continued to tour the country in support of the new release before disbanding in February of 2003. In 2003-2004, Elkion released "Savor the Danger" which contained a collection of old demos and the 2 songs from the 7" previously released on the label. Peter Toh released his first solo EP, "Cleopatra (Album) in 2004 on Elkion Records. Durijah moved on to become the drummer of Classic Case in 2007 and became Pete Parada's replacement in Saves the Day. In 2006, Peter went on to start his own record label, Hidden Track Music Group, and released a solo EP titled "Shoes of a Beast". Hidden Track is currently being run by Peter, along with close friend Adam Schleichkorn and are currently working on Peter's first full-length album, titled "Wildfire".



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