Manic Hispanic is an all Mexican-American comedy-punk rockcover band from Los Angeles, California. These seven vatos all have one thing in common - their love for classic punk rock. Manic Hispanic take the punk songs that they love but they add a large dose of barrio humor. Manic Hispanic came together in the early-1990's as "part of a work release program. The idea was formed by OC Probation Officer Freddie Gomez, 'I thought if I could keep these guys on a stage, they would stay out of trouble on the streets.