There are two bands known as Onward: 1. Onward from Oslo was the first Norwegian straight edgehardcore band to release a record. The band was formed in the summer of 1990. Their 6-song debut 7" EP was released in 1991 on Crucial Response Records. In 1993 they released the full-length "In A Different Place" on the same label. Shortly after the band broke up but reformed in 1995. In 1997 they released their best-selling record, the "These Words Still Pray" 12" EP. Onward split up again in 1999.