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Gin Blossoms

Gin Blossoms
Formed: 1987 in Tempe, AZ
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Doug Hopkins, Phillip Rhodes, Jesse Valenzuela, Bill Leen, Robin Wilson, Richard Taylor, Chris McCann, Scott A. Johnson, Dan Henzerling
Biography: By blending contemporary power pop with elements of the post-grunge era, Gin Blossoms briefly emerged as torchbearers of the lighter side of alternative rock. Bassist Bill Leen and guitarist Doug Hopkins formed the band in 1987 in Tempe, AZ, rounding out the initial lineup with vocalist Jesse Valenzuela, ...Read full biography
New Miserable Experience
Released: 1992
Label: A&M
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The Gin Blossoms were one of the more truly damned rock & roll bands to grace the pop charts in the 1990s. The group was founded and spiritually led by singer-guitarist Doug Hopkins, who also wrote the ...Read full review
New Miserable Experience [Deluxe Edition]
Released: 1992
Label: A&M
Critics' Rating:
The Gin Blossoms were one of the more truly damned rock & roll bands to grace the pop charts in the early 1990s. The group was founded and spiritually led by singer-guitarist Doug Hopkins, who also wrote ...Read full review
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