The British big-beat duo Hardknox formed in 1996 when DJ Steve P. (a.k.a. Skycutter and Immortal Minds) and Lindy Layton (formerly of Beats International) joined forces. They released their debut single "Coz I Can" that year on the Skint Label, also the home of Fatboy Slim; NME gave it Single of the Week honors, which they also bestowed on the group's second effort, the Psychopath EP. The duo's hard-hitting, dancefloor-friendly style made them in-demand remixers, tweaking songs from diverse acts like Orgy, the Crystal Method and Faith No More.
1998 found Hardknox appearing on compilations like The Big Beat Conspiracy, Vol. 1 and Monster Breaks: A Collection of Big Beat Finery. The following year the duo appeared at Woodstock '99 and released their full-length debut, Come in Hard.
Their most famous tracks are "Psychopath", "Who's Money", and "Fire Like This", the latter of which was featured in the film Me, Myself and Irene
"Fire Like This" was also featured in a Fiat Punto Grande Television advertisement. Come in Hard also featured in Rallisport Challenge, a Microsoft rally game.
"Attitude" was featured in the La Femme Nikita episode 'Time to Be Heroes.'