The Traditionals are from Pittsburgh, PA. The band has been together since late Summer of 1997. In 1998, the band recorded a demo that is still unreleased. In 1999, they released the "No Choice" LP on an independent label, and toured some east coast cities. In 2000 they played the Beer Olympics in Atlanta, GA, and briefly worked with GMM Records. They played the Beer Olympics again in 2001, as well as other shows, with bands like Oxymoron, Patriot, UK Subs, and the Templars, in Pittsburgh.