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Voodoo Glowskulls

Frank Casillas Vocals 

Brodie Johnson Trombone 

Eddie Casillas Guitar 

Jorge Casillas Bass 

Joey Hernandez Sax 

Jerry O'Neill Drums 

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Voodoo Glowskulls

Trying to squeeze the mammoth sound and fury of The Voodoo Glow Skulls into a few tidy words is a nearly impossible task. Despite hundreds of cheesy references to hot sauce and valiant attempts to find the perfect synonyms for "amazing" and "furious," many good writers have tried... and failed. There is simply no one word that will ever slice into your eardrums as powerfully as the sharply ordered chaos of a Voodoo song. Unlike the legions of ska/punk bands in the industry, The Voodoo Glow Skulls defy easy categorization, whether it is in a record review or at home in your music collection. The Voodoo Glow Skulls stand alone as a ferocious testament to individuality and the raw, raging power of rock and roll. Nowhere is this vicious hunger more apparent than in their new release on Epitaph Records: Symbolic.

Releasing Symbolic in the year 2000 marks twelve years of sweat and hard work for Voodoo, having began as a four-piece in a sweltering bedroom practice space in 1988. The unwavering intensity that has contributed so much to their current success was present even then: brothers Frank, Eddie and Jorge Casillas (Vocals, guitar, and bass, respectively) and close friend Jerry O'Neill (drums) practiced almost every day for two years despite angry neighbors and the even angrier California heat. In 1990, Voodoo became kings of the local backyard party scene and began playing at the now-legendary Spanky's Café in their hometown, Riverside.

Always seeking to push their musical creativity to a new level, the band put the word on the street that they were looking to add a horn section to their punk rock mania- an almost unheard of idea in early 1991. Fervent Voodoo fans Joey Hernandez (saxophone) and Joe McNally (trumpet...



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