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The band as they appeared on the back cover of "Sounds of Liberation".
Background information
Origin California, USA
Genres Stoner Rock, Desert Rock
Years active 1999 - 2000
Labels Man's Ruin Records, Low Desert Punk
Associated acts Kyuss, Vista Chino, Mondo Generator, Yawning Man, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Orquesta del Desierto, Across The River, BL'AST!

Ché was a short-lived desert rock band from California, active roughly from 1999 - 2000.


Ché was formed as a side project by Brant Bjork, Dave Dinsmore and Alfredo Hernandez. It's not known exactly when they started or ended but roughly around 1999 the band recorded their only album Sounds of Liberation and released it on Man's Ruin Records in 2000, not long after Brant's own solo album Jalamanta was released.

Eventually in 2008 "Sounds of Liberation" would be re-released on Brant's own Low Desert Punk label on CD and for the first time on vinyl. To this day Brant tends to perform Ché songs live with his own band. Bjork released a short retrospective on the album on his own YouTube page in lieu of the album's vinyl re-release.[1]

Ché as a band did actually perform on one known occasion: A CMJ Showcase at The Justice League in San Francisco on 16 September 2000. This showcase would also feature Drunk Horse, Suplecs, Alabama Thunderpussy and Eyehategod.[2]




V·T·E Brant Bjork
Solo Albums JalamantaBrant Bjork & The OperatorsKeep Your Cool.Local AngelSaved By MagicTres DiasSomera SólPunk Rock GuiltGods & GoddessesBlack Flower PowerTao of The DevilMankind WomanJacoozziBrant BjorkBougainvillea Suite
Other Solo Releases SabbiaFalling To SpaceEurope '16
Kyuss Sons of KyussWretchBlues for the Red SunWelcome to Sky Valley
Fu Manchu No One Rides For FreeThe Action Is GoJailbreak / Blueberries & ChromeGodzillaEatin' Dust(Godzilla's) Eatin' DustKing Of The RoadCalifornia Crossing
Mondo Generator Cocaine RodeoA Drug Problem That Never ExistedUse Once and Destroy Me Tour 2003I Never SleepAustralian Tour EP 2008
Stoner Live in the Mojave DesertStoners RuleTotally.Boogie to Baja
Other Associated Bands and Selected Releases The Desert SessionsVista ChinoPeaceChéSounds of LiberationFatso JetsonSolarfeastGossamerBalls For DaysFolklore From The Other Desert Cities