The Bouncing Souls

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The Bouncing Souls
Background information
Origin New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Genres Punk rock
Years active 1987–present
Labels Epitaph Records
Chunksaah Records
Greg Attonito
Pete 'The Pete' Steinkopf
Bryan 'Papillon' Kienlen
Michael McDermott
Past members
Shal Khichi

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]

Past members[change | change source]

  • Shal Khichi - drums

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums



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