There are at least 2 bands sharing this name: 1. Smut Peddlers were a legendary hip-hop act from around late 90's. The group consisted of Mr. Eon (Eric Meltzer) and Mighty Mi (Milo Berger) of The High & Mighty fame and Cage. 2. SMUT PEDDLERS are a punk band from California.
SMUT PEDDLERS started in the summer of 1993. Originally it was Gish and a guitar player just jamming out in an apartment at 220 Avenue H apt. B, Redondo Beach, CA. Julia was in apartment A. Gish did some recruiting and she and John Ransom joined up shortly thereafter.