Profiles

Those Handsome Devils

Mar 26th, 2015 | By
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Country: Ireland Genre: Rockabilly Sean Foy: vocals/lead guitar Frank Rynne: rhythm guitar Pat Harte: double bass. Leo Regan: drums Discography Hep Bop/Boy Meets Girls – 7” – Souterrain Records – 1984 Don’t Bring Me Down / What I Say – 7” – Solid Records – 1987 Those Handsome Devils formed in 1983, first playing inder…

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The Slingshots

Mar 26th, 2015 | By
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Country : Australia Genre : Neo-rockabilly Pony Gleeson: vocals, guitar Tyron Shaw : double bass Dan Nosovich: guitar Geoff Townsley: guitar When Phil Adams left the Psyclones in 1994, the decision was then made to change direction slightly. Their psychobilly obsession morphed into traditional and neo-rockabilly, swamp rock and dirty rhythm & blues, and that’s how The Slingshots…

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The Rockats (2)

Jan 25th, 2015 | By

Country: Holland Genre: Psychobilly Martijn Spanteren: guitar, vocals Arjan de Witt: electric bass, vocals Jottum: drums Remko Visser: drums The Rockats, not to be confused with the famous American neo-rockabilly band, were a psychobilly trio from Amsterdam. They formed in November 1987 and in May of the following year they recorded their first album « The…

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Tiger Men (the)

Jan 8th, 2015 | By
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Country: Belgium Genre: Rockabilly / Neo-rockabilly Michel Texier aka Texas : vocals / guitar Thierry Dupuis : doublebass Saki : guitar Gilbert : drums The Tiger Men formed in the second half of the 80’s in Belgium with well known name on the local scene coming from the Red Monkeys and the Swampy’s. They recorded one album (“Tiger Men”)…

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Whistlebait (Josie Kreuzer)

Jan 4th, 2015 | By
Whistlebait (second line up): Teri Tom, Jennifer Quinn, Josie Kreuzer and Elaine Ferraro

Whistlebait formed soon after Josie Kreuzer (vocals and rhythm guitar) moved from Buffalo to Los Angeles in 1992. A couple of months later,  she met guitar player Teri Tom through an ad in a local newspaper and both of them then recruited double bassist Jennifer Quinn and their first drummer, a guy called Scott soon…

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Raw Deal (Paul Fenech, Nigel Lewis, Pat Panioty and Terry Earl)

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By
Raw Deal - Pat Panioty, Paul Fenech, Nigel Lewis and Terry Earl.

Though Raw Deal lasted less than a year a performed something like 15 or 20 gigs together they remain a very important band in the burgeoning rockabilly scene of the late 70’s. Raw Deal (named after the Junior Thompson’s song whose band was named… the Meteors) formed after Rock Therapy disbanded in mid 1979. Rock…

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Jess and Jill and the Sinners

Déc 29th, 2014 | By
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Jess and Jill and the Sinners formed around 1993 after the Bugaloos went their separate ways. The first line-up was Esther van der Meer (aka Lil’ Esther) and Marja both from the Bugaloos on vocals with Jan van Leewen (ex Chessnuts) on drums,  Peter Crowfield on double bass and Tjarko Jeen on guitar, both from…

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Stage Frite

Déc 14th, 2014 | By
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Country: UK Genre: Psychobilly Clive Perchard: vocals, double bass Dave Rounce: guitar Stevie Death: drums Stage Frite began their relatively short career as a rockabilly band in 1988 but soon opted for a more agressive sound and Psychobilly. They supported bands like the Griswalds, Skitzo and the Frantic Flintstones and developped a friendship with Chuck…

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Powerdog

Déc 12th, 2014 | By
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Country: Holland Genre: Neo-rockabilly / Psychobilly Wim Van Der Heiden – guitar, lead vocals Marcel Verbaas – upright bass Robert Van Driesten – drums In 1988 Marcel Verbaas and Wim Van Der Heiden met on the streets after not having seen each other for about 3 years. They both knew each other from Jailhouse, a…

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Scam

Déc 12th, 2014 | By
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Country: Holland – Genre: Psychobilly / Neo-rockabilly Marcel van den Berg: vocals,guitar Arie Versteeg: double bass Raymond Fitsch: drums   Scam, formed around 1986. They recorded their first demo in the winter of that same year which caught the attention of Eddie and Johnny of Count Orlock. In October 1988, they recorded « Gamblin’ Fever » their…

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