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Satanic Surfers

Rodrigo Drums, Vocals 

Tomek Bass 

Fredrik Guitar 

Magnus Guitar 

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Satanic Surfers

SATANIC SURFERS have already left quite a mark on the worldwide-scene, steadily increasing their position as a 90's version of the HARD-ONS. Having established themselves as one of the leading European melodic punk bands worldwide, yet being nowhere near mainstream popularity, the band has received massive underground success and a cult-status comparable to that of AGENT ORANGE or JFA - in Europe that is. And with their recent signing to Epitaph expectations for the U.S. are high.

Brought up on a mix of old timers such as SNFU, MISFITS, DESCENDENTS and RKL, the guys picked their hilarious name for it's references to two of their biggest influences; MISFITS and the HARD-ONS. 'Satanic' is for Glenn Danzig of course, and 'Surfers' to pay tribute to the HARD-ONS old school surf-punk attitude. Either way, the Satanic Surfers definitely succeed in their effort to create a memorable name.

Forming in 1989 from vocalist/drummer Rodrigo and bass player Tomek's old band, and adding guitarists Magnus and Fredrik to solidify the line-up, Satanic Suffers would, in true D.I.Y-fashion, release their first album "Skate to Hell" in December 1993 (later to be re-issued by Bad Taste Records). The European punk rock equivalent to Epitaph, BURNING HEART RECORDS soon got aware of the bands amazing sound and increasing popularity and picked up the band for a loose-fit relationship (that pretty much allows the band to release material where they want). September 1994 saw their 8 song EP "Keep Out" selling more than 30,000 copies making it an all time Burning Heart classic in the same vein as the super popular NO FUN AT ALL and MILLENCOLIN.

About a year later the band had a new vocalist when Rodrigo the drummer took up the mission, an...



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