Coming out of the East Bay Gilman PUNK scene, the Rudiments were commonly found on the same bill with bands like Rancid, AFI, and many others. The sound is influenced heavily by bands like Operation Ivy and the Clash.

Releases on Asian Man
AM-103 The Rudiments “Circle Our Empire” CD
AM-104 The Rudiments “Bitch Bitch Bitch” CD (out of print)