- Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is documented to have cited the Beatnik Termites as a favorite band in the " Cobain Diaries ".
- The Beatnik Termites are also cited as a major influence by numerous straightforward pop punk acts including the Teen Idols, Mach Pelican, and The Steinways.
- Examples of other bands derivative of this style ( some of whom cite the Beatnik Termites as a direct influence ) include the Spazzys, The Proms, The Travoltas, and The Unlovables.
- After releasing several EPs and compilation tracks, the Beatnik Termites released their first full-length album, " Taste the Sand ", in 1995, which established them as the torchbearers of the oldies-core genre.
- They have also shared the stage with many great bands including : The Queers, Murphys Law, Circle Jerks, The Misfits, Agent Orange, Youth Brigade, Off With Their Heads, Teenage Bottlerocket, Marky Ramone, Bloodhound Gang, River City Rebels, The Ergs !, Paul Collins Beat, Joe Jack Talcom, Squirtgun, Beatnik Termites, Creepin Cadavers, Darlingtion, Johnie 3, The Vents, Even In Blackouts, The Start, The Leftovers, The Steinways, The Copyrights, The Guts, Ruth's Hat, The Popstars, The Vapids, The Kowalskis, The Unlovabales, Rydells, The Drunx, The Capps, Sadplant and many more They have also played many great venues such as : The Worcester Palladium, Pearl St . Night Club, CBGB's, The Continental and the Vans Warped Tour in 2005.