What was your very first band?

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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 8:31 am

I love asking this question to musicians. What was the very first band you were ever in? What was the band name and what type of music did you play?

For me it was 1985, sophomore in high school.
1st band: Purgatory
Played 80's metal covers (Poison, Tesla, etc...)
Wrote like 5 originals. Alot of fun!
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 9:02 am

My first band was called Infanticide. I was in 5th grade, we played Nirvana and Metallica covers, horribly.
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:52 pm


also '85;
Spastic Fury 'punk/hardcore'

song titles I recall: Crawfish Women, Armageddon Fruit Vomit, I smell bacon...

kids those days, I tell ya.
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:58 pm

pphunk wrote:...we played Nirvana and Metallica covers, horribly.


My first band was when I was a sophomore in high school (2001)we were called depraved (?spelling?) we were a cross between disturbed and matalica + not knowing how to play. I had just got my kit......ya we sucked badly. Anyway I wrote a song for the band (guitar, bass, and drum parts) and we stopped cus we just didn’t know how to play that well. I went to a friends house (the guitar player) and his new band was practicing and guess what song he told them he wrote for them......
I don’t talk with him anymore
It's like stupid in stereo.
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:30 pm

WOW! 1986...Pharoh was the name. And of course it was hair band music along with some cheesy originals. The start of what is now a great thing though.
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:04 pm

1986........HAVEN......we both thought we were great! Motley Crue!
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Post Sat Oct 07, 2006 11:53 am

A rotten garage band called Naked Ape. This would have been around 1981 or 2.

We played one party and disbanded. :D

Apparently we were quite loud.
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Post Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:10 pm

was in the early years of secondary school ('02/'03 time)me and a mate said 'thats it,we're makin a band..'thats ho i started playin drums..played alternative,weird,no-sense music.all our own stuff

first serious band i was in,split up a year ago this month.indie/alternative with a few retro covers.the stones,t-rex,the pixies..
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:27 am

first band 2001


we played blink stuff and the offspring.
was good times. split up after couple of months.

my first giging band was in



wrote about 7 original songs played a few covers (machinehead metallica arch enemy) all good crack.
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:46 am

my very 1st band was offspring. i was in like year 3 of primary school. since then i just love music :D
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 6:17 am

hahaha my first band was in 6th grande and the name of the band was SILE... 5173 upsidedown is how we spelled it hahahaha. we played a buncha blink covers and a lot of gay punk rock. since then i have grown outa punk rock and play mostly jazz... what a change.
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 7:09 am

Dissinsion (86) punk/hardcore......we played alot of dives back then. :roll:
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 7:32 am

first band.. i was in 5th grade, 03' ? we were called ridict, and since everyone couldnt play well our stuff was extremely simple verse/chorus/verse stuff. opened up my eyes to the world of music though.
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 7:50 am

My first band was my Freshman year in high school. We were called Shotgun Soul (long story) but we were horrible and we tried to cover Aerials by System of A Down and Thunder Kiss '65 by White Zombie but it didn't so well. I knew my part but everyone else was bad!!
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Post Sun Oct 08, 2006 10:31 am

1992=10th grade.
Band name: Drowning in Cleveland
All originals. Our influences were Tool, Primus and Mr. Bungle.
We auditioned at least 20 singers with absolutely no luck whatsoever.
Ahhh, such is life I guess.... :=