The Bouncing Souls

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The Bouncing Souls
The Bouncing Souls performing in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 16, 2009
The Bouncing Souls performing in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 16, 2009
Background information
OriginNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
GenresPunk rock, heartland rock, folk punk, melodic hardcore (early)
Years active1988–present
LabelsRise, Chunksaah, Epitaph
MembersGreg Attonito
Pete Steinkopf
Bryan Kienlen
George Rebelo
Past member(s)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



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


Other websites[change | change source]