Views Read Edit View history. The two bands eventually became close friends and later toured the U. Get your tour dates seen by one billion fans: Save this event to your plans and we'll remind you when it's coming up! The manager of one such bar, Nick Nichols , befriended the band and helped them record their first record, The Pietasters , more commonly known as Piestomp.
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Hellcat Records artists Third-wave ska groups Musical groups established in American ska musical groups Musical groups from Washington, D. It was too similar to another ska band out west, so the search for a new name continued.
For a few months, the name was changed to the Dancecrashers. While in the midst of the name change, the newly formed Pietasters managed to convince the local college booking agency to fly in their heroes Bad Manners from England pietastsrs perform at the school auditorium at Virginia Tech, with themselves conveniently as the opening act.
They deliver a high energy, dance your pants off type show that you want every Ska band to have, but at the same time they do not sound like any other ska band out there. Pietasters pietastera Awesome Mix Tape 6".
December Learn how and when to remove this template message. This event has been added to your Plans. Years of touring finally took its toll on Paul Ackerman and Tom Goodin, who amicably left the band. You can just tell that they love doing what they love to do, with people that pietastes enjoy jamming with; in fact, they are debatably having more fun than the audience members are. Some British neighbors used to refer to the heftier guys in the band as Pietasters, which is British slang for "fat guys", chanting "They'll eat your pies, they'll tell you lies, you won't believe the bastards' size!
Oolooloo came out in the summer ofafter which bassist Chris Watt left the Pietasters to perform with Eastern Standard Time,  and Todd Eckhart moved from rhythm guitar to bass. He was interested in ska, reggae and rugby   yhe suggested that they form a ska band.
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Meanwhile, the band filmed their first piwtasters  ina live video filmed at the Scooter Rally and F'n Rock Party they produced at an old outdoor soul venue called Wilmer's Alley in Brandywine, Maryland. Get your pietasteers dates seen by one billion fans: The new line-up continued to tour whenever possible, and soon pietastets the attention of Bucket Hingleyfront man of The Toasters and owner of Moon Ska Records.
Sat 23 Mar Turock Essen, Germany. See all past concerts Soon, they were playing every dive bar in DC, Maryland and Virginia. See Wikipedia's guide to writing better articles for suggestions. They have their own sound, and the way that they play with each other really feeds into the flow of the sound. This page was last edited on 17 Augustat The Teh performing at the International Ska Circus. They finished the album and set out on the road again touring Europe with the Warped Tour, then the US again with the Pilfers and Spring Heeled Jackand closing out with an opening stint for Joe Strummer.
Archived copy as title CS1 German-language sources de Wikipedia articles with style issues from December All articles with style issues Articles with hCards Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers. The Pietasters released a new album in titled Turboa nickname of Todd's.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The manager of one such bar, Nick Nicholsbefriended the band and helped them record their first record, The Pietastersmore commonly known as Piestomp. The video was filmed by Burning Toast Productions  and featured scenes of the festival and live performance of the Pietasters playing their Jimmy Holiday cover, "The New Breed". The Pietasters On tour: Backstage at pietastrrs show, Tim Armstrongoriginally from Operation Ivy and current guitarist for the band, Rancid and his business partner, Chris "the Wix" Qualiana who can be seen in pirtasters wig on the cover of a few Slackers albums approached the band and asked if they'd like to be a part of a new label they were putting piehasters, Hellcat Records.
Sign up as an artist. After recruiting a high school friend, Pieatsters Goodin,  and an architecture classmate, Ben Gauslin, The Slugs were born. Archived from the pietastwrs on There have been a few changes over the years, but the current lineup seems to include Stephen Jackson on vocals, Toby Hansen on guitar and trumpet, Jason Budman on drums, Alan Makranczy on saxophone, Jeremy Roberts on trombone, Carlos Linares on trumpet, Dave Vermillion on bass and Dan Schneider on keyboards.
Ina group of friends were attending college at Virginia Tech in the mountains of Virginia.