Sunday, January 01, 2006

Buy It Now!

Three Chords & A Mission $10.00
Brand new from Jersey City's own garage punk sons. Three Chords & A Mission features 13 new garage rockers including a cover of the Replacements' "Color Me Impressed" and the hit single, "I Hate New York". BUT IT NOW

Vindicated: A Tribute To The Fleshtones $15.00
w/The Hoodoo Gurus, Insomniacs, Nomads, Swinging Neckbreakers, Woggles, Handsome Dick Manitoba & More!

The Morgue The Merrier $14.97
Includes "Crash Test Dummy"

Garage Justice I $10
10 NYC Bands vs 10 Austin Bands
Includes the original version of "Good To Go" BUT IT NOW

Subway Surfers S/T EP $5
Satan Island/New Girl/Good To Go/Fallout Shelter
"Sounds like some great 45 lost since 1977"
Lindsay Hutton, The Next Big Thing

Meet The Band

Name: Eric Fusco
Nickname: Fuzzco
Hometown: Jersey City.
Gear: World Beat Maracas, unknown brand tambourine
Favorite bands: Replacements, Ramones, Fleshtones, Damned, Kinks, Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Rockpile
Favorite movies: "The Great Escape", "Apocolypse, Now", "Repo Man", "Buckaroo Banzai", "A Clockwork Orange", "Fathom", the James Coburn "Flint" movies
Songs/albums that changed your life: "Hotel California"- I remember hearing it when I was little. I hadn't heard any music that I liked yet, but I knew I DIDN'T like that!
First show you saw: John Denver @ Brendan Byrne Arena. (Second show: Replacements @ The Ritz)
Best show you ever saw: The Cramps during the "Date With Elvis Tour"? Fleshtones @ Wildgirls Go-Go-Rama? Any Untamed Youth show?
All time favorite babe: Tiffani Amber Thiessen
Fave food: Pizza from Famous Ray's on 11th & 6th.
Fave drink: Brooklyn Lager
What do you want written on your tombstone: It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

Name: Larry Higgs
Nickname: Mopar Larry
Hometown: Jersey City NJ
Gear: Hagstrom Big Swede, Rickenbacker basses, SWR 4004 Workingman's bass head, SWR Goliath cabinet
Favorite bands: The Ramones, Undertones, Fleshtones, Mosquitos, Pandoras, Pretty Things, Real Kids, Flatmates, Sonics, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Shop Assistants, Johnny Thunders, The Waldos.
Favorite movies: Rock N Roll High School, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Warriors, The Big Sleep, Them!, Deadline USA, Bullitt, The French Connection, Hot Rods to Hell
Songs/albums that changed your life: Richard Hell, Blank Generation and the first Ramones LP. garage.
First show you saw: Ramones, probably at the Showplace in Dover
Best show you ever saw: The Ramones at The Hole in the Wall, a biker bar in Rochelle Park NJ off Route 17. We had to check the chains on our leather jackets...
All time favorite babe: Riff Randall
Fave food: good NY Thin crust pizza with meatballs.
Fave drink: good coffee, Brooklyn Pennant Ale
What do you want written on your tombstone:
"They had the patrol car floored and still couldn't catch me!"

Name: Rocco
Hometown: Transylvainia
Gear: Les Paul Jr., Marshall jtm45 combo
Favorite bands: Ramones ,The Doors, The Stooges, Velvet Underground,The New York Dolls, The Sex Pistols, The Damned Johnny Thunders & the Heart Breakers, David Bowie, Blondie, The Cars, The MIsfits, Reverend Horton Heat, 50's Rock etc....
Favorite movies: "Jaws", "Mad Max", "The Big Lebowski", "Bram Stokers Dracula", "SLC Punk", "Filth & the Fury", "Swingers",
Songs/albums that changed your life: Songs, Light My Fire-Doors, Venus In Furs-Velvet Underground, Smash It Up-Damned, Dream On-Aerosmith, Born to Lose - Johnny Thunders, Johnny B. Goode-Chuck Berry. Marquee Moon -Television, The New York Dolls(self titled). The first 5 Ramones albums
First show you saw: The Earth Day concert in '92
Best show you ever saw: Iggy & The Stooges
All time favorite babe: Bettie Page, Julianne Moore, Rachel Leigh Cook, LizHurley
Fave food: Prime Rib
Fave drink: Tea ( iced/hot/long island)
What do you want written on your tombstone:
Do Not Mourn My Loss, Celebrate My Life

Name: Christian Diablo
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Gear: Pearl Export Select Drumset 7 piece but usually play a 5 piece. DW Snare, Vic Firth 5B Wood Tip Sticks, Heads Vary on mood and sound being produced, Cymbols: Zildjan K Crash-16 and 18 inch, 22 inch Zildjan Avedis Ride, 14 Inch Zildjan K Hi-Hats, 22 inch Paiste China, Zildjan Bell, and other effects cymbols and percussion.
Favorite bands: Ramones, Social Distortion, The Who, Gaslight Anthem, Crass, The Queers, The Sex Pistols, The Bouncing Souls, Dropkick Murphys, The Skels, The Buzzcocks, The Dead Kennedys, Pennywise, Stradford Mercenaries, Devo, Creedle, and The Subhumans.
Favorite movies: The Office, Spinal Tap, The Mighty Wind, Momento, Slingblade, and Shaun of the Dead
Songs/albums that changed your life: The Who, "Tommy" and Social Distortion, "Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell"
First show you saw: Some Doo Wop concert with my dad when I was a little boy. Even got autographs.
Best show you ever saw: Jimmy Cliff at the Starland Ballroom or Mephiskapheles at Montclair State University
All time favorite babe: Bettie Page, Karla Homolka, and the sisters...Lori and Reba Schappell
Favorite Food: Pizza, Brick oven and 5 cheese
Fave drink: Coke
What do you want written on your tombstone: He wrote the soundtrack to his life.

About The Band

First Round Semi-Finalists
Little Steven's Underground Garage Battle of the Bands

“Sounds like some great 45 lost since 1977”
Lindsay Hutton
The Next Big Thing

“Yes! Yes! Real Rock & Roll !!!”
Jolly, Resident Punk
Punk Magazine

Subway Surfers interviewed for Fufkin

Airplay on:
  • Bill Kelly's Teenage Wasteland

  • Mike Murray's Whole Lotta Shakin'

  • Coffee 'n' Smokes with Alex