1208 (generally pronounced
"twelve-o-eight" or "twelve-zero-eight") is a punk rock band from Hermosa Beach,
California that formed in 1994.
The name "1208" came from the apartment number they first shared.
To date, they have released two full-length studio albums on
: Feedback Is Payback
Turn of the Screw
(2004). Their song "Fall Apart" from Turn of The Screw
featured on the popular PlayStation 2
In November 2006, the band was reported to be working on a third
album, however the future of 1208 has been a topic for discussion
on many internet message boards. No further news has been released
on the status of the new album and the band has not confirmed if
Epitaph or a new label will handle it. Recently, as of 2005, their
official website has been down.
Singer Alex Flynn is the nephew of Black Flag
founder Greg Ginn
and artist Raymond Pettibon