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The Chesterfield Kings - 89% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Rochester, New York, in 1979, this long-serving US band has based its repertoire almost exclusively on 60s garage rock. Founded by Greg Prevost (vocals), Andy Babiuk (bass), Orest Guran (organ), Richard Cona (guitar) and Doug Meech (drums), the Chesterfield Kings played New York’s Peppermint Lounge before releasing two albums that were instrumental in kickstartin Read more

Radio Birdman - 88% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly rated Australian band was formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1974. Its Detroit/ MC5 guitar-based sound was propelled by two American medical students, Deniz Tek (Detroit, Michigan, USA; guitar) and Phillip ‘Pip’ Hoyle (guitar/keyboards), plus Rob Younger (vocals), Warwick Gilbert (guitar), Ron Keeley (drums), Carl Rourke (bass) and, joining later, Ch Read more

The Fleshtones - 87% match to Barracudas

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1976 in the Queens district of New York City, the Fleshtones were first heard on British shores as part of a ‘package’ tour in 1980 with the dB’s, the Raybeats and the Bush Tetras. Each band was different, drawing energy from punk but ideas from a myriad of other musical forms. In the Fleshtones’ case, Keith Streng (guitar), Peter Zaremba (vocals/k Read more

The Real Kids - 83% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US quartet, originally from Boston, gained recognition amid the punk rock explosion in New York during the late 70s. Formed by vocalist/guitarist and part-time Modern Lover John Felice in 1975, they predated the punk movement, but jumped on the bandwagon as soon as it started to roll. With bass player Allen ‘Alpo’ Paulino (1956, USA, d. 7 February 2006, Falmou Read more

Stiv Bators - 80% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Steven John Bator, 22 October 1949, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, d. 3 June 1990, Paris, France. Bators’ first bands, Mother Goose and Frankenstein, were transmuted into seminal US ‘no wave’ band the Dead Boys. They moved to New York in 1976, and although they officially split in 1978 there were frequent reunions. Bators moved to Los Angeles where he recorded demos w Read more

Flamin' Groovies - 78% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This unflinchingly self-assured act evolved from an aspiring San Francisco-based garage band, the Chosen Few. Roy Loney (13 April 1946, San Francisco, California, USA; vocals), Tim Lynch (b. 18 July 1946, San Francisco, California, USA; guitar), Cyril Jordan (b. San Francisco, California, USA; guitar), George Alexander (b. 18 May 1946, San Mateo, California, USA; bass) and R Read more

The Fuzztones - 76% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Obsessed with the psychedelic punk sound of the late 60s, the Fuzztones emerged from New York in the mid-80s. The group consisted of Rudi Protrudi (vocals, guitar, ex-Tina Peel and Devil Dogs), Deb O’Nair (organ, also ex-Tina Peel), Elan Portnoy (guitar), Michael Jay (bass) and Michael Phillips (drums, ex-Polyrock). They had formed during 1980 after the break-up of Tina Pe Read more

The Plimsouls - 75% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of a group of bands from Los Angeles, California, USA, playing power pop in the mid-80s, the Plimsouls comprised Peter Case (5 April 1954, USA; vocals/guitar, ex-Nerves), plus Lou Ramirez (drums), Dave Pahoa (bass) and Eddie Munoz (lead guitar). Formed in 1979, they originally worked as Tone Dogs before changing names and earning a strong local live reputation. This culm Read more

The Records - 71% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Will Birch (Essex, England) started out on his drumming career in the 60s with local Southend band the Geezenstacks. He then moved on to the Tradewinds who performed two songs and appeared in a BBC television documentary about young people screened in June 1965. Next up came a stint in the Flowerpots with Wilko Johnson, before he played with Surly Bird, Glory, Cow Pie, the H Read more

DMZ - 66% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, DMZ was one of the city’s premier punk attractions. Leader/vocalist/organist Mono Mann (aka Jeff Conolly) combined a love of 60s garage bands (Seeds, Music Machine) with an equal interest in Iggy Pop. The group’s debut EP was issued on Bomp Records in 1977. It revealed an urgent confidence in which Mann successfully re-created the Read more

The Devil Dogs - 59% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Scientists - 57% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Scientists - 57% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Remains - 39% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This Boston, USA-based garage band was formed in 1964 by guitarist/vocalist Barry Tashian. Inspired by a trip to London, where he heard British groups playing material he loved - Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Chuck Berry and John Lee Hooker - Tashian put together the Remains with Bill Briggs (keyboards), Vern Miller (bass) and Chip Damiani (drums). They made their debut in 1965 wi Read more

The Barbarians - 36% match to Barracudas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1964 in Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA, the Barbarians comprised Jeff Morris, Jerry Causi, Bruce Benson and ‘Moulty’ Molten. They made their recording debut with ‘Hey Little Bird’, issued on the local Joy Records, prior to signing a contract with Laurie Records. In 1965 the Barbarians enjoyed a minor US hit with ‘Are You A Boy Or Are You A G Read more


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