Profiles

Four Blazes (the)

Juil 21st, 2017 | By
The Four Blazes - © Pat Reyford

The Four Blazes were active in the early 80’s and featured Pat Reyford (Sugar Ray Ford)  on vocals and guitar, John Jobbagy on drums, Colin Cosimini on double bass and Steve Michael (vocals / guitar?). To my knowledge they only had one song (a cover of Slim and Slam’s Buck Dance Rhythm) released on the Northwood Story Vol….

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The Whyos

Août 26th, 2016 | By
The Whyos

Coming from New Jersey, The Whyos were Mike Girao (guitar), Tim Gorell (vocal), Brian Post (bass guitar) and Joe Geary (drums). They released an album on Dutch Rockhouse label in 1984  with additionnal musicians Mike Baumann (p) and Chris Galli (sax) who also appeared on stage with the band. They became very popular in New…

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The Sprites (French Rockabilly band)

Mai 27th, 2016 | By
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The Sprites (Philippe Servente – lead vocals, Pascal Guimbard – lead guitar, François Gadotti – double bass, Lionel Decaix – rhythm guitar, Red Dennis – drums) were a French rockabilly band that played between 1983 and 1986. Their sound was heavily influenced by Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps first albums. After a set in…

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Peter Davenport & the Roof Raisers

Fév 23rd, 2016 | By
Peter Davenport

Country: UK Genre: Rock’n’Roll Peter Davenport left the Stargazers in the Summer of 1982 and formed this band around 1984. The first line-up included Neil Barnet (vocals), Russell Gillam (double bass) John Tuck (drums quite possibly the same who played with Paul Fenech in Dynamite around 1978 and now with The Rapiers), Chris Gardner (piano, clarinet, sax)…

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Krewmen (the)

Fév 13th, 2016 | By
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The Krewmen started as a rockabilly band, then played the best rockin’ blues you could find in England in the early 80’s and finally evolved, under the influence of leader Tony McMillan into one of the most influential psychobilly band of the mid 80’s. It was worth an article, don’t you think. The rockabilly –…

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Gazmen (the) – psychobilly band with Gaz Day

Oct 25th, 2015 | By
Gazmen

The Gazmen Country: England Genre: Psychobilly Gary Day: vocals / bass Alain Whyte: guitar Alan Wilson: guitar Hodge: drums The Gazmen were formed around the charismatic personnality of Gary « Gaz » Day, known for his collaboration with many influential bands, notably The Frantic Flintstones, The Sharks, The Nitros, The Caravans without forgetting his stint with popstar…

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The Mysterons

Oct 25th, 2015 | By

Country: England Genre: Psychobilly Gary Day: double bass / vocals Johnny « Pug » Peet: guitar / vocals Mark Clements: drums The Mysterons were a psychobilly band heavily influenced by the early Meteors that lasted from mid 1986 to mid 1987. They recorded a four track demo tape with « No One Stays« , « House Of Rockin’ Bones« , « Crazy…

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The Kroozers (psychobilly / rockabilly)

Mar 28th, 2015 | By

Country: Ireland Genre: Psychobilly Jonny Creasey: vocals and guitar Dave Mc Donald: vocals and guitar Dayo Reilly: drums Dessie Rooney: slap bass The Kroozers were a Dublin based Psychobilly/Rockabilly outfit that were knocking around for a couple of years around the late 80’s They played alongside a lot of acts of the day including Sharkbait,…

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Moondogs (the) – Rockabilly from Sweden

Mar 28th, 2015 | By
The Moondogs

Country: Sweden Genre: Rockabilly Christer Dahlbäck – vocals, guitar Paul Epailys – lead guitar Jens Norstrand – double bass Jan Nordstrand – drums If not very original, the brand of rockabilly (with sometimes a touch of neo-rockabilly) played by the Moondogs was very pleasant. They formed around 1983 and split inlate 1987/early1988 when Dahlbäck returned…

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Jekills (the)

Mar 27th, 2015 | By
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The Jekills Country: Belgium Genre: Psychobilly Leo Alfano: vocals / guitar Fofo Mulone: drums Sergio Vallan: doublebass The band got together in 1986 under the name of Riot Guns (they were a quartet at that time with Michel Varga) playing neo-rockabilly. One year later, they became a trio, changed their name to The Jekills and…

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