State Champs is a pop-punk/pop rock band from Albany, New York. The band is signed to Pure Noise Records and is led by vocalist Derek Discanio. Their debut EP "Overslept" was recorded in Haverhill, MA with Jay Maas of Defeater and was released on 9/11/12. They released their debut album called "The Finer Things" on Pure Noise Records on October 8, 2013.
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The State Champs is also the name of a rock band from Duluth, Minnesota comprised of many veterans of the Duluth music scene. They broke up shortly after releasing their debut self titled album in 2006. https://zacbentz.bandcamp.com/music/the-state-champs