There are five artists by the name of The Ghouls. During the 1960's The Ghouls were the music of writer and producer Gary Usher, best known for his work with the Beach Boys. The Ghouls combined the 60's trends for Hot Rods and Monster movies. "Dracula's Deuce" was released in 1964 featuring Rick Burns, Chuck Girard, Joe Kelly and Richard Podolor. The Ghouls are also a street punk band no longer releasing music in Philadelphia PA. Members have gone on to form Hate and War. http://www.myspace.com/hateandwar
Swingin' Utters is an American punk rock band that formed in the late 1980s. Having begun in Santa Cruz, California, the band moved to San Francisco where they are now based. They have been signed to Fat Wreck Chords since 1996. As well as being classed as a "punk revival" band (reminiscent of British 1970s bands such as Stiff Little Fingers, The Damned, Sham 69 and Eddie & The Hot Rods), Swingin' Utters have increasingly shown themselves to be influenced by Irish folk, particularly The Pogues.
There are two bands called Remission: 1.) Remission is a hardcore band from Santiago, Chile which began in 2008. Their main influences are Verbal Assault and Dag Nasty which is reflected in their melodic riffs with strong vocals. Their releases so far are: -2008, Demo 7"/Tape (Amendment records)
-2009, Accept LP (Amendment records)
-2011, Winds Of Promise 7" (React! records)
-2011: Split w/ Police & Thieves 7" (Amendment records)
1) They are a Boston Hardcore band featuring Gil Sayfan, and their sound would be comparable to the faster youth crew bands of the mid 80's like Straight Ahead NYC Mayhem and Youth of Today
2) Free Spirit are a melodic hard rock band from Finland. Stadium size choruses and big guitars are the key elements in their music, whose main influences come from 70’s and 80’s heavy metal and melodic hard rock bands. Their sound is at the same time familiar and yet seductively novel.
There is more than one artist with this name. 1:
Straight Edge hardcore band from Maryland. Formerly known as Anti-Wasteoids.
Mindset is a melodic hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia. Formed in 2005, Mindset have relased 2 EPs, including 2009's 'Reset, Revive.' The bands debut full length titled 'Midnight Sky,' was released April 2011 on Pee Records. www.myspace.com/mindsethc. & www.facebook.com/ourmindset 3:
The Toy Dolls are a British punk rock band. They formed in 1979, playing their first ever gig at Millview Social Club, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, UK, on 20 October 1979. After a couple of gigs, vocalist Pete Zulu left to form his own band. He was replaced by Paul "Hud" Hudson, who himself left after a single gig, leaving Toy Dolls as a trio with guitarist Michael "Olga" Algar to assume vocal duties. This was just the start of the revolving door of drummers and bassists that would characterize the Toy Dolls line-up over the years.
Smoke or Fire is an American punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band originally formed in 1998, when western Massachusetts natives Joe McMahan (lead vocals and guitar) and Jeremy Cochran (guitar) got together with fellow Boston University students Ken Gurley (bass) and Nick Maggiore (drums), hailing from New Hampshire. Originally calling themselves Jericho, the boys released their debut album, When the Battery Dies, in 2000. Their fan base grew as they played DIY basement shows and small clubs throughout the Northeast.
You have maybe heard of the band from Los Angeles The Generators, you might have even seen one their records in a record store, or maybe you have seen someone wearing one of their T - shirts. With all that said they still might be a mystery to you, but that’s all right, and that’s why we are here to fill in the gaps for you on the band that has been named by America's leading news publication, the US News as " The most underrated punk band in America".
Berri Txarrak was formed in 1994. Coming from the Basque Country, they have released 6 records, with a constant evolution that mixes alternative rock, energy, punk, hardcore, metal and some amazing melodies. Singing in euskera (basque language), Berri Txarrak has become one of the best rock bands within the Spanish State's panorama. Their last two albums, called "Libre©" and "Jaio. Musika. Hil" were praised as best 'Spanish' (here meaning produced in Spain...