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The Gits

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The Gits
OriginSeattle, Washington, USA
GenresPunk rock
Years active1986–1993
LabelsBroken Rekids
C/Z Records
Empty Records
Big Flaming Ego Records
Past member(s)Mia Zapata - vocals
Joe Spleen (b. Andy Kessler) - guitar
Matt Dresdner - bass
Steve Moriarty - drums

The Gits was a punk rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1986 and disbanded in 1993 after the mysterious murder of their lead singer Mia Zapata. Joan Jett who is a long time fan of The Gits wrote a song entitled "Go Home" which was inspired by the death of Mia Zapata.

The band's original name was "Snivelling Little Rat Faced Gits" which was named after a Monty Python skit but they later shortened it to The Gits.

Discography[change | change source]

  • Frenching the Bully (C/Z Records) (1992).
    • (Reissued on Broken Rekids), (2003)
  • Enter: The Conquering Chicken (C/Z Records) (1993).
    • (Reissued on Broken Rekids), (2003)
  • Kings & Queens (Broken Rekids) (1996)
  • Seafish Louisville (Broken Rekids) (2000)
  • Best of The Gits (Liberation) (2008)

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