Pinhead Gunpowder

Pinhead Gunpowder

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Hometown: Berkeley, CA (USA)


East Bay pop–punk "supergroup" of sorts featuring Aaron Cometbus (drums, lyrics) of Cometbus fanzine and Crimpshrine, Bill Schneider (bass), Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, vocals) of Green Day and Jason White (guitar, vocals) also of Green Day and the Influents.

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Pinhead Gunpowder Kick Over the Traces

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Kick Over the Traces (2009)


Pinhead Gunpowder 7''

Pinhead Gunpowder

7'' (2008)


Pinhead Gunpowder Compulsive Disclosure

Pinhead Gunpowder

Compulsive Disclosure (2003)


Pinhead Gunpowder Shoot The Moon

Pinhead Gunpowder

Shoot The Moon (1999)


Pinhead Gunpowder Goodbye Ellston Avenue

Pinhead Gunpowder

Goodbye Ellston Avenue (1997)


Pinhead Gunpowder Carry the Banner

Pinhead Gunpowder

Carry the Banner (1995)


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