The Bouncing Souls
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||punk punk rock pop punk rock hardcore|
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Of the multitude of pop punk bands that emerged during the 90s, the majority seemed to come from the west coast of the USA, but there was a number of east coast counterparts during this era, such as the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bouncing Souls. The band has been going strong in one form or another since 1989, when Greg Attonitoi (vocals), Pete Steinkopf (guitar), Bryan Kienlen (bass) and Shal Khichi (drums) first got together as a live unit. It was during the Bouncing Souls early years that they built a following by playing at their own organized house parties, as well as the more traditional, local punk venues. After a debut EP, Ugly Bill, was issued in 1991, the Bouncing Souls opted to form their own indie record label, Chunksaah (named after a friend, Tim Chunks, who lent them money to get the label off the ground), on which they issued three further EPs, and The Good, The Bad, And The Argyle. When the band returned home from their first full US tour...