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Groovie Ghoulies



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Hometown: Sacramento, CA (USA)

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The Groovie Ghoulies are a pop-punk band from Sacramento, California in the 1990s and 2000s.

They are heavily influenced by The Ramones, The Dickies, 1960s garage rock artists such as The Seeds, early glam rock bands such as the early works of The Sweet and Suzi Quatro, and bubblegum artists such as The Troggs, The Monkees, The Ohio Express and early Neil Diamond. They have done punkified covers of several of Diamond's songs, such as "Kentucky Woman" and "Look Out, Here Comes Tomorrow".

They have released albums on the independent Lookout! Records, Springman Records, Stardumb Records (Netherlands), and their own label, Green Door Records. Several of these releases have been produced by reknowned producer Mass Giorgini, whose credits include bands such as Alkaline Trio and Rise Against, and who has co-produced with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Kris Roe of the Ataris.

Many of their songs have monster, horror and science fiction themes.

The band is comprised of Kepi, the vocalist/bassist/frontman; Roach, the guitarist and occasional backup vocalist; and Scampi, the newcomer to the band and drummer.

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Reviews

Captured! By Robots / Groovie Ghoulies live in St. Louis

Captured! By Robots / Groovie Ghoulies

live in St. Louis (2005)

live show

Groovie Ghoulies Fun In The Dark

Groovie Ghoulies

Fun In The Dark (1999)

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Current Releases

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Groovie Ghoulies

Flying Saucer Rock N Roll

March 25, 2014

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Tours: Greg Attonito (Bouncing Souls) / Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds) on Vespa Tour
Greg Attonito of Bouncing Souls, Kevin Seconds of 7 Seconds, Kepi Ghoulie of the Groovie Ghoulies and Greg's wife Shanti Wintergate have announced the…
May 12, 2010
Tours: Kepi Ghoulie (The Groovie Ghoulies) plans 7-inch
Kepi Ghoulie, of The Groovie Ghoulies fame, will be releasing a 7" single later this month on Art of the Underground as volume 37 of the AOTU 7" Subscription based Single Series. All singles are limited to 350 copies! In tandem with his release, The Measure [SA] of New Jersey will be released as volume 38. Some…
February 10, 2009
Tours: Kepi Ghoulie, Stefan Stardumb art show in Berlin
After their art shows in California and New York, Kepi Ghoulie (ex-Groovie Ghoulies) and Stefan Tijs (owner of Stardumb Records) are now in Berlin for yet another art show together. Together with Dino Girl (Kepi The Band) and Foekje Fleur van Duin they'll have over 60 pieces of art up. The art show opens Tuesday September 23rd at the Rigaer105 on…
September 23, 2008
Tours: Tribute to the Groovie Ghoulies track listing and art
Knowhere Records has announced the final track listing for their tribute to Groovie Ghoulies. The record is titled Let's Go Ghoulie and is due out June 27, 2008. It features 27 songs and was mastered by J.Powell at Steinhaus and the cover art was provided by Jake Sauer. It will be officially released at Insubordination Records…
June 16, 2008
Tours: A Groovie Ghoulies tribute on Kamikaze Records
Germany's Kamikaza Records have announced plans for a tribute to Groovie Ghoulies. The label promises plenty of Ramones-style pop punk but also horrorpunk acts, rockabilly, surf and garage bands. Confirmed acts include Electric Frankenstein, McRackins, Nikki Corvette, The Independents, The Peacocks, The Hawaiians, Zombina and the Skeletones, The Popsters and more…
May 20, 2008
Streams: Kepi Ghoulie: "American Gothic" & " Hanging Out"
Today we've got two albums worth of brand new music for you. Asian Man gave us copies of both new albums from Kepi Ghoulie, formerly of pop-punk outfit…
May 08, 2008
Streams: Groovie Ghoulies tribute album on Knowhere Records coming soon
The recently departed Groovie Ghoulies are getting their tribute in the form of Let's Go Ghoulie!, an album on Knowhere Records. More than twenty bands will turn in renditions of the Ghoulies tracks including The Parasites, The Guts, the Prozacs, Backseat Virgins, The Griswalds, The Bricktops, the 20 Belows, The Hollywood Blondes…
April 05, 2008
Tours: The Queers / Lemuria / Bomb The Music Industry! / Andrew Jackson Jihad / Kepi Ghoulie
The first block of dates for the Asian Man Records tour has been announced. Subtitled the "Making Punk Fun Again" tour, the bill will include The Queers, Lemuria, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Bomb the Music Industry! and Kepi Ghoulie of Groovie…
March 05, 2008
Tours: Mike Park / Sundowner (Europe)
The full schedule for Mike Park's European tour alongside Sundowner (that's Chris McCaughan of the Lawrence Arms) has been announced. Before heading off to the airport the pairing will play a show in San Francisco alongside Kevin Seconds (of 7Seconds) and Kepi Ghoulie (of…
February 04, 2008

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