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The Bouncing Souls

The Bouncing Souls
Formed: 1987 in New Brunswick, NJ
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Group Members: Michael McDermott, Bryan Kienlen, Greg Attonito, Pete Steinkopf, Shal Khichi, Michael McDermott
Biography: The Bouncing Souls started out in 1987 with the intention of playing loud fast three-chord party music around their native New Jersey; besides, it gave them something to do while they were in high school. Upon graduation and after years of struggling to find a label to release their records, friends ...Read full biography
The Gold Record
Released: 2006
Label: Chunksaah Records
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There's something to be said for a band that can be in the game for nearly two decades and not only remain relevant, but still retain the spirit and exuberance of a band just starting out. Not only do ...Read full review
The Bouncing Souls
Released: 1997
Label: Epitaph Records
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On its second album, H2O tightens up its sound, dumping the ska experiments in favor of their love of melodic speed-punk and classic hardcore à la Minor Threat. There is a positive, straight-edge sensibility ...Read full review