Swingin Utters Overview
Swingin' Utters (often typeset as $wingin' Utter$, and originally called Johnny Peebucks and the Swingin' Utters) is a Californian California Republic punk rock band rock band that formed in the late 1980s.
Having begun in Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California , California, the band moved to San Francisco San Francisco, California where they are now based. They have been signed to Fat Wreck Chords since 1996.As well as being classed as a "punk revival" band (reminiscent of British 1970s Music of the United Kingdom (1970s) bands such as Stiff Little Fingers, The Damned The Damned (band) , Sham 69 and Eddie and the Hot Rods), Swingin' Utters have increasingly shown themselves to be influenced by traditional American country and folk music American country music , as well as Irish folk Music of Ireland , particularly The Pogues.Members of the Swingin' Utters have been involved in many musical side projects, most notably Johnny Bonnel and Darius Koski's Filthy Thievin' Bastards (formed in 2000) and Druglords of the Avenues (formed in Oakland, California in 2004), and Spike Slawson's Me First and the Gimme Gimmes (in which he is the vocalist).
Drummer Greg McEntee also joined Viva Hate Viva Hate (band) in February 2007, and the Re-Volts are fronted frontman by Spike Slawson, with Darius Koski and Jack Dalrymple Jack Dalrymple (musician) on guitar in that band. Jack Dalrymple plays guitar in fellow Fat Wreck band Dead to Me Dead to Me (band) as well. Jack also sang and played guitar in One Man Army One Man Army (band) , who were on Adeline Records until they disbanded in 2005.Swingin' Utters tracks have been used in the soundtracks of video games. "Five Lessons Learned" appeared on the soundtrack to Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 and was the track that played in Jamie Thomas' video when you compete the game with him. "Stupid Lullabies" was used as the title track to Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX.
Albums and compilations
*Scared - 1992
*The Streets of San Francisco The Streets of San Francisco (Swingin' Utters album) - 1995
*More Scared: The House of Faith Years More Scared - 1996
*A Juvenile Product of the Working Class - 1997
*Five Lessons Learned - 1998
*Swingin' Utters Swingin' Utters (album) - 2000
*Dead Flowers, Bottles, Bluegrass, and Bones - 2003
*Live in a Dive Live in a Dive (Swingin' Utters album) - 2004
*Hatest Grits: B-Sides And Bullshit Hatest Grits: B-Sides And Bullshit (Swingin' Utters album) - 2008
*Here, Under Protest - 2010 (release date: Late 2010 - Fat Wreck Chords)
See also : :Category:Swingin' Utters albums
Singles, EPs, splits etc
*Gives You Strength EP - 1992
*No Eager Men - 1993
*Swingin' Utters/Slip Swingin' Utters/Slip (split single) (split single split album with Slip Slip (band) ) - 1994
*Nothing To Rely On - 1995
*Swingin' Utters/UK Subs Swingin' Utters/UK Subs (split single) (split with UK Subs) - 1995
*The Sounds Wrong EP - 1995
*Live at the Fireside Bowl Live at the Fireside Bowl (Swingin' Utters album) - 1996
*Bombing the Bay (split with AFI AFI (band) ) - 1997
*I Need Feedback - 1998
*Brazen Head E.P. - 1999
*BYO Split Series Volume II (split with Youth Brigade Youth Brigade (band) ) - 1999
*Teen Idol Eyes - 1999
*Brand New Lungs - 2010
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