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Butthole Surfers

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At the very beginning of his career "Butthole surfers",These psychedelic punks from Texas, it seemed that they were destined for a short life, and then only in the narrow circles of the underground.

However, it turned out that the group had spent quite a long time in the music scene and at the same time achieved unprecedented success for the chosen genre. Gibby Haynes (vocals) and Paul Leary (guitar) met in college back in 1977-m, and four years later founded his first band called "Ashtray Babyheads". The sign was replaced a few times before you guys finally settled on "Butthole surfers".

Bassists and drummers in the group are also quite often changed, and the composition of over-less stabilized with the arrival of King Coffey (drums) and his sister Teresa Taylor (bass) . The first contract concluded with the band "Alternative Tentacles", the leader of the label "Dead Kennedys" Jello Biafra. In 1983, "Butthole surfers" debuted with "Brown Reason to Live" mini- album, and later released a live EP "PCPPEP".

Butthole surfersKstati ,live performances of the group at that time were held with the participation of naked dancers, all pyrotechnic effects and scrolling video clips, which were filmed sex change operation. In 1984, the team relocated to Chicago under the wing of indie - label "Touch and go",on which they released their first full-length with zamorochennye to match the music called "Psychic. .. Powerless. .. Another Man`s Sac". The following year, there was EP- Schnick "Cream Corn From the Socket of Davis", and in 1986 threw the market a neo - psychedelic album "Rembrandt Pussyhorse", which reworked the brutal "American woman",known little thing "Guess who". By the way, on this record I debuted a new bassist Jeff " Tuter " Pincus.

On their third release, the band added " unconventional " guitar solos, mixed with a cocktail of punk, metal, rock art under the name "Locust Abortion Technician". But the fourth and last in the "Touch and go" release,named for consonance with the famous " tseppelinovskoy " composition "Hairway to Steven", rife with acoustic guitars that were not evident in previous editions.

Buttole surfersZa "Hairway to Steven" was followed by two mini- albums and one live album a double, and then were signed to a major label "Capitol records".Produce "Independent Worm Saloon" come from none other than himself, John Paul Jones. This circumstance, and even solid support label forced critics to draw attention to the album, and the song "Who Was in My Room Last Night?" hit the US broadcast. Success accompanied and the next release, "Electriclarryland",mainly due to the "Pepper" composition. However, this album was the last one on "Capital records".

The fact is that during the sessions "After the Astronaut" between the musicians and the label disagreement that led to the breakdown of relationships, resulting in record remained unreleased. It took three years, until the team nakonetsit has not found a new roof in the form of "Hollywood / Surfdog Records", where the next studio album, "Weird Revolution" came out after five years.

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