High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Wrangler Brutes were an American hardcore punk band formed in 2003 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Wrangler Brutes were formed around vocalist Sam McPheeters (ex-Born Against, Men's Recovery Project), drummer Brooks Headley, guitarist Andy Coronado (of Skull Control, Monorchid, Nazti Skinz, Glass Candy) and bassist Cundo Si Murad (of Nazti Skinz). The band sold over 1,000 copies of their self-released, self-titled cassette in 9 months, this release was followed by a 7" record and a full-length LP, Zulu, recorded in May of 2004 with Steve Albini. The album featured Chris Thomson (of Monorchid and Circus Lupus fame), as well as Circle Jerks' Keith Morris on vocals. In December 2004, at the end of a lengthy Japanese tour, McPheeters bowed out and was replaced for the band's last US show by Dean Spunt of the bands Wives and No Age.