Formed in January of 2011. The band plays aggressive punk music with meaning and heart. Riot Act is known for their very open political stances on current world events and issues; mixing their stance in some of their songs. However, they don't only deal with the political aspect of punk music. The band's songs have themes based on self-analysis, and connecting with the listener. For the band, it is not just about the music, but the message that they convey in their songs.