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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… Keep Reading

the Sprites

The Sprites (French Rockabilly band)

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… Keep Reading

Peter Davenport

Peter Davenport & the Roof Raisers

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)… Keep Reading

Krewmen (the)

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 –… Keep Reading


Gazmen (the) – psychobilly band with Gaz Day

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… Keep Reading

The Mysterons

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… Keep Reading

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