There are at least two bands called "The Jackets": 1. The Jackets - Garage Rock (Bern, Switzerland): The Jackets are Jack Torera (aka Jackie Brutsche) formerly the guitarist for the girl group The Mad Cowgirl Disease from Bern and singer of the Zurich combo The Fox, Chris Rosales, an American who moved to Switzerland in 1994 from Los Angeles, formerly the drummer of Voodoo Rhythm Records bands, Lightning Beat-Man and the Never Heard of 'Ems, Reverend Beat-Man and the Unbelievers and The Get Lost (with ex Miracle Workers Gerry Mohr and Robert Butler) and Samuel 'Schmidi' Schmidiger...
Birmingham based band, The Traps were born on 1st January 2008. The band spent much of the year writing, recording and playing live, gaining fans from their performances and from sending out free mp3s to those who messaged them directly on myspace. The band founded the record label - Speech Fewapy Records to enable the release of their own EPs. 2009 saw the release of three EPs, ‘Luna’, ‘Elk’ and The Honey Drip’. All were released in download only formats and were all made available for free. The three EPs were downloaded a combined total of over 1,500 times.
Being the brainchild of Ryan Rousseau (Reatards, The Wongs, Tokyo Electron), Destruction Unit is a Sonoran Desert based psychedelic noise punk band. Having built a reputation for terrorizing crowds with sheer noise power and reckless behavior, they have been described as "a band who felt more like a horror movie than a band ... With guitars that were distorted beyond belief and acted more as auxiliary noise machines than instruments" (Transmission Entertainment) and "Suicide-meets-Chrome-meets-Hawkwind-meets-Screamers-meets-the-killer-last-scene-reveals-in-all-the-alien-episodes-of-The...
Andre Williams (born Zephire Andre Williams in Bessemer, Alabama, on November 1, 1936) is an American R&B and punk blues musician who started his career in the 1950s at Fortune Records in Detroit. Some sources believe that Williams is the long-lost brother of Screamin' Jay Hawkins, a blues musician whose song "I Put A Spell On You" landed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll charts.
Prague garage - punk band Members: Meg - bass, voc. Stoupa - guitar. Vojta - drums. Influences: The Rolling Stones, The Sonics,The Troggs, The Wailers,The Standells,The Kinks, Billy Childisch, Question mark, The Barbarians, The Trashmen, Dick Dale, Link Wray, The Cramps, newer bands:The Mummies, The Gruesomes, The Fuzztones, The Incredible Staggers, The Satelliters, The 22.214.171.124's,The Wylde Mammoths
Sonny Vincent (born 1953) is a punk rock musician. He has been active since the mid-1970s, when he was part of the New York City punk rock scene. Vincent formed the Testors in 1976 with Gene Sinigalliano (guitar) and Gregory R (drums). They played New York clubs such as Max's Kansas City and CBGB with groups such as Mink DeVille, Teenage Jesus & The Jerks, The Cramps and Suicide, and toured nationwide with the Dead Boys. Testors released a 7" single, "Together" b/w "Time Is Mine" on Bleeker Bob's "Drive-In" label.
Both Megan March and John No, equal parts of Street Eaters, were born in Oakland, raised in the East Bay, and came of age in the DIY punk world of 924 Gilman, Mission Records, and the Oakland art warehouse scene. At times you get a glimpse of the well-known East Bay sound in their music, but the band draws from a wide and varied musical palette. Street Eaters
There are three bands and one radio show sharing the name The Avengers: 1) The Avengers were formed in San Francisco, in the first wave of American Punk. Penelope Houston was the lead singer, primary songwriter, and her persona was a large part of the draw for the act. The other band members were James Wilsey (bass), D. Furious (drums), and Greg Ingraham (guitar). Critic Greil Marcus once said The Avengers were, “…San Francisco’s best punk band - in their moments, they were, you knew, better than any other band playing that night anywhere in the world.”
Pop Fosters are Sara Askew (Drums, backing vox) and Richie Day (Guitar, leading vox). They are a garage punk rock duo from Wakefield, UK.
The Hipshakes, The Last Next Big Thing from England according to Goner Records! Andrew, Daniel and Bruce bought instruments and formed The Hipshakes at the age of 16 and ‘learned’ to play them. Now, 6 years later they are here to unleash ‘songs’ on people. Having been cruelly rejected by most people in their own country they follow the footsteps of the Real Losers and Black Time, off their boring isle to more exciting locations around the Globe.