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Barracudas - 81% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Fleshtones - 80% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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 Fuzztones - 53% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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 Dirtbombs - 47% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A garage rock revival was in full force during the early twenty-first century, and it is fitting that the Dirtbombs come from a town most associated with the genre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, the same locale that spawned the Stooges, the MC5, and the more recent White Stripes. The mastermind behind the Dirtbombs is Mick Collins (18 December 1965; vocals/guitar), who has previou Read more

DMZ - 42% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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 Gories - 42% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Comprising three Detroit, Michigan, USA natives - Mick Collins (18 December 1965), Dan Kroha (b. 30 May 1965; guitar) and Margaret Ann ‘Peg’ O’Neill (b. 29 July 1967; drums) - lo-fi garage rock group the Gories formed in 1986, taking their name from a mock band featured on the popular 60s era television series, Gidget. Despite having little experience playing Read more

The Detroit Cobras - 39% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Best known for Motown Records and its car manufacturing companies, Detroit, Michigan, USA is also famous for pumping out a vast legion of garage rock outfits over the years. While the Detroit Cobras posses a certain familiarity to their garage rock godfathers, the band’s cover versions of old time rock ‘n’ roll and R&B songs sets them apart. The idea for the Read more

Radio Birdman - 37% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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

Flamin' Groovies - 34% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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

Reigning Sound - 34% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Stiv Bators - 33% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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

Oblivians - 31% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Mooney Suzuki - 29% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Emerging in the early years of the twenty-first century, New York City, New York, USA-based the Mooney Suzuki were one of several acts on the city’s underground scene to base their sound on legendary US subversives the MC5. The band formed during the late 90s, while its members were attending a variety of art-based colleges. Vocalist and guitarist Sammy James Jnr. advertis Read more

The Devil Dogs - 28% match to The Chesterfield Kings

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Real Kids - 27% match to The Chesterfield Kings

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


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