|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
Patricia Day (Copenhagen, Denmark; vocals/upright bass) and Kim Nekroman (b. Dan Gaarde, Copenhagen, Denmark; guitar) were, respectively, key figures on the Danish punk and psychobilly scenes when they elected to join forces in a new project in 1996. Drummer Henrik Niedermeier, who had played with Nekroman in his band Nekromantix, joined the duo in the original line-up of HorrorPops. Rhythm guitarist Caz The Clash joined the trio for their live shows, which also regularly featured go-go dancers and helped spread the bands profile throughout Scandinavia. Their energetic fusion of pop punk and rockabilly proved hugely popular on stage, but apart from a widely bootlegged seven-track demo CD it was not until late 2003 that the band released an official single (Ghouls/Psychobitches Outta Hell). They also signed a contract with US hardcore gurus Tim Armstrong and Brett Gurewitzs Hellcat Records label, and it was in North America that...