Kitchener – Canada


Handheld formed in 1998 in Ontario, Canada. Fast punk rock, CHECK.Sing along melodies, CHECK. Single kick pedal, CHECK.

For fans of Face To Face, Bad Religion, NOFX, and Millencolin. Handheld released 6 Albums/EPs from 1998-2008 and then took a 10 year hiatus. A few members went on to form Curbside. Handheld reformed with the same line-up +1 in 2018 with the goal of playing a few reunion shows.

Que the Pandemic and the inability to play live shows, so the band wrote and recorded a new album. Look for ‘A Canadian Tragedy’ in 2022 wherever you buy or stream your music


Andy Dietrich – lead vocals

Craig Retzler – guitar

Pat Dietrich – drums

Rick Guerrero – bass

Joel Countryman – guitar