There are 3 bands by the name of Mean Streak: A Hardcore band from New Zealand, a Progressive Rock band from Pennsylvania, and a Swedish Metal band. 1) Mean Streak are a newish Hardcore band from Hamilton. Rising from the ashes of This Is This and containing members from many well known past/current hardcore bands in NZ, they haven't had that much trouble finding their feet and gaining a following in the local hardcore scene. Similar musically to This Is This, Mean Streak seem to be more mature lyrically. Mean Streak's influences include Blood For Blood and Death Threat.