The Bouncing Souls

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The Bouncing Souls

The Bouncing Souls performing in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 16, 2009
Background information
Origin New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Genres Punk rock, heartland rock, folk punk, melodic hardcore (early)
Years active 1988–present
Labels Rise, Chunksaah, Epitaph
Website www.bouncingsouls.com
Members
Greg Attonito
Pete Steinkopf
Bryan Kienlen
George Rebelo
Past members
Shal Khichi
Michael McDermott

The Bouncing Souls are a punk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey that formed in 1987. The band's name is a reference to Doc Martens shoes.

History[change | change source]

Before joining the group, all four of the original members grew up in Basking Ridge, NJ and played in smaller bands during high school.

In 1994, they released their first album on their own label, Chunksaah Records. They signed with Epitaph in 1997.

Current members[change | change source]

  • Greg Attonito - vocals (1988–present)
  • Pete Steinkopf - guitar (1988–present)
  • Bryan Kienlen - bass (1988–present)
  • George Rebelo - drums (2013–present)

Past members[change | change source]

  • Shal Khichi - drums (1988–2000)
  • Michael McDermott - drums (2000–2013)

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

EPs

Splits

7" Records

  • Ugly Bill (1991) (pressed on black and also transparent green wax)
  • "The Argyle e.p." (1993) (pressed on black, yellow, green, and red wax, some had green and yellow covers)
  • "Tales Of Doomed Romance" (1994) (split EP with the band Buglite pressed on red and black wax)
  • "Neurotic" (1994) (pressed on black and yellow wax)
  • "Bouncing Souls/Weston split" (1994) (pressed on black and red wax)
  • "Split EP" (1995) (pressed on black with the bands basic skills, youth gone mad, and the reviled, some have red stamped cover some black)
  • "Johnny X" (1995) (pressed on black wax)
  • "Fight to Live" (1999) (pressed on orange wax, distributed by epitaph Europe)
  • "Tales Of Doomed Romance" (2001) (reissued split EP with the band ZeroZero pressed on yellow and black wax)
  • "Bouncing Souls/Lucky Stiffs Split" (2005) (pressed on splatter wax and 1500 picture disks)

Live and Compilation albums

DVDs

Other websites[change | change source]