Pre- Small Arms Dealer, Solidarity Pact, etc. Contra was a Long Island hardcore punk band that began around 1997 and broke up in 2001. In that time the band released a demo called "March in Step," a split 7" with Garden City based The Insurgent, a split 7" with Mad Cow Dizeaze, a split 7" with J Church, a split CD with Splurge and a full-length album entitled "Boys Club Anthems." The band also appeared on a few compilation records. Contra played many shows on and off Long Island and completed a handful of tours. Out of print NEW copy! Traffic Violation Recs.