For the Canadian band also named Pezz, see Billy Talent. Pezz is a punk band from Memphis, Tennessee. They formed in 1989 and released several LPs, CDs and cassettes with labels 'Truant Records', 'BYO Records', and 'Soul is Cheap'. Pezz toured the United States, Canada and Europe extensively between 1996 - 2001 and reputedly completed all of the tasks they had set out to achieve. Pezz is closely tied with human rights causes, especially death penalty abolition and opposition the war/sanctions/occupation against Iraq.