DUMMY TOYS appeared 2015 in the dusty, noisy, and hectic world of Northeastern China. They play fast and violent raw punk without hesitation and their shows are wild!
DUMMY TOYS draw their influences from classic American street-punk bands like A Global Threat, Monster Squad and Cheap Sex while proudly acknowledging their Japanese punk neighbors and the early all-female acts on Sister/Benten Records. Spawned in China, where punk became cemented as an unstoppable musical force by bands like Demerit or Gum Bleed, they push the sound and stylistic approach to the limit. Just like their spiritual influences, the first all-girl Chinese punk band Hang on the Box, DUMMY TOYS are proving they're not only as good as the boys but better!
DUMMY TOYS quickly made their presence felt in their home, the coastal city of Qingdao. With the release of their debut album in 2020, they have since become a rising gale tearing across China's punk scene and performing at major festivals nationwide. Now, as their winds grow to hurricane force, they've got their mohawks charged and their eyes set on the world. In summer 2023, they toured Europe for several weeks and convinced with sold-out club shows and outstanding festival performances, among others at the venerable Rebellion Festival and Back To Future.
The band's second album 'War Is Nightmare' is the first vinyl release cam out on 15 September 2023 by TMom Records in collaboration with Laibixi Records, Genjing Reocrds and D.I.Y Kolo.