|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||garage rock garage punk garage detroit punk rock punk|
Comprising three Detroit, Michigan, USA natives - Mick Collins (18 December 1965), Dan Kroha (b. 30 May 1965; guitar) and Margaret Ann Peg ONeill (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 their respective instruments at the time, the trio hooked up with producer Len Puch during summer 1987 to record some songs at Garageland Studios, many of which would go on to become standards for the band - Hey, Hey, Were The Gories, Thunderbird ESQ, and Sister Ann, among others. The bands first appearance on record occurred in 1987, when the bass-less trio was included on the compilation It Came From The Garage II! (issued via Puchs own label, Wanghead With Lips). The Gories debut, House Rockin, followed two years...