Profiles

Something Shocking

Avr 5th, 2014 | By
Something Shocking

Something Shocking Something Shocking were a psychobilly band with a strong pop edge formed in the late 80’s. They first started with Doug Sheperd on guitar, Vannessa Pipe on bass and vocals and a drummer named Pete going under the names of Biffa & the Bacons and Mission Impossible, before they were joined by Emma…

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Scannerz (the)

Mar 29th, 2014 | By
The Scannerz

The Scannerz Germany – Neo-rockabilly/psychobilly The Scannerz started in late 1985/ early 1986. Sebastian Glenz aka Semmel (guitar) met Uwe Klein through his older brother. Uwe had started to play doublebass and was looking for a guitar player to form a neo-rockabilly / psychobilly band. They were very young (Glenz was 16!) and that was…

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Rabbit Action

Mar 28th, 2014 | By
Rabbit Action - L. to R. Mick Wigfall, Paul Moxam, Phil Connor, John O'Malley

Rabbit Action This rockabilly band formed in late 1989 and played their first gig in August 1990.  It was formed by Phil Connor (Skitzo) on vocals, John O’Malley from the Nitros  on guitar, Mick Wigfall on double bass and Paul Moxam on drums. They recorded a 4 track demo in December of that year that…

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Switchblade

Mar 28th, 2014 | By
Switchblade
From left to right : LaCube, Grant, Bolton, Mouse

Switchblade Mouse (Red Hot’n’Blue) formed Switchblade, a rockabilly/rockin’ blues band, in late 1989 with Graeme Grant (Demented Are Go, Krewmen) on bass, Eric LaCube on drums (who previously worked with Mouse in The Dillas a recording project) and Guy Bolton on lead guitar (Born Bad). The band only lasted one year, then Mouse reformed Red…

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Born Bad

Mar 28th, 2014 | By
Born Bad - 1989

Born Bad A short-lived rockabilly band from North London formed in 1988 by Guy Bolton (guitar) and Alain Whyte (vocals and guitar). Bolton introduced Whyte to Spencer Cobrin (drums), a guy he knew for having jammed with in a band that later became Carlos & The Bandidos. Ian Arrow, the bass player was recruited through…

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Little Tony and the Tennessee Rebels

Mar 25th, 2014 | By
Little Tony & the Tennessee Rebels - first lune-up

Little Tony and the Tennessee Rebels A rockabilly band formed in the late 70’s. They wanted to call themselves the Spur Dogs or Spur Dog Run, but their London agent opted for the more traditionnal name of Tony and the Tennessee Rebels much to the band distress. There were two line-ups. The first consisted of…

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The Rockits

Juin 30th, 2013 | By
rockits

The Rockits Formed in the mid-80’s The Rockits, previously known as the Top Cats, were a neo-rockabilly band heavily influenced by the earlier cat bands such as Stray Cats and Polecats. They were Buddy Dughi(Vocals/Lead Guitarist), Pete Bonny (drums) and Steve Herney (doublebass). They released only one record, a three-song, pink and black vinyl 45,…

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Es Feiv (psychobilly from the Netherland)

Juin 24th, 2013 | By
Es Feiv

Es Feiv Es Feiv was a Dutch neo-rockabilly/psychobilly trio. They started as a punk band in 1980 with Patrick van Reijn and three friends (Paul – bass, Dirk – vocals and Henk – drums). In 1982 Henk left, Paul switched to drums and Jeroen Kruiswijk came in to play bass, but two years later the…

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