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Gorilla Biscuits



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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY (USA)

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Formed in the 1980s, the band helped define upbeat melodic hardcore and has been cited as a singular influence by a generation of hardcore bands. Guitarist Walter Schreifels' went on to form a succession of respected acts including Quicksand, Rival Schools, and Walking Concert. Frontman Anthony "Civ" Civocelli formed Civ, and drummer Sammy Siegler performed with a number of acts including Glassjaw and Nightmare of You.

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Gorilla Biscuits / Comeback Kid live in Richmond

Gorilla Biscuits / Comeback Kid

live in Richmond (2006)

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Gorilla Biscuits / Black Train Jack live in New York

Gorilla Biscuits / Black Train Jack

live in New York (2005)

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Gorilla Biscuits Start Today

Gorilla Biscuits

Start Today (1989)

Revelation

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Gorilla Biscuits

Gorilla Biscuits (1988)

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