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Screeching Weasel

American punk rock band

Screeching Weasel

American punk rock band
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Biography

Screeching Weasel is an American punk rock band consisting of Ben Weasel (vocals), Trevor Jackson (guitar), Mike Hunchback (guitar), Zach “Poutine” Brandner (bass) and Pierre Marche (drums). Screeching Weasel is originally from the Chicago suburb of Prospect Heights, Illinois. The band was formed in 1986 by Ben Weasel and John Jughead.Since their formation, Screeching Weasel have reformed several times with line-up changes. Ben Weasel has been the only constant member, though Jughead was present in every incarnation of the band until 2009. Other prominent members include guitarist/bassist Dan Vapid and drummer Dan Panic, who have each appeared on six of the band’s studio albums, and Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt who was briefly a member of the band.
Screeching Weasel recorded 13 studio albums, splitting time between a number of famous independent record labels such as Lookout! Records and Fat Wreck Chords. Despite never achieving mainstream success, a number of largely popular acts cite them as influential.

Associated Acts

Riverdales, The Queers, Squirtgun, Common Rider, Sludgeworth, The Vindictives, Crimpshrine, Green Day

Genres

Punk rock, pop punk, hardcore punk (early)

Labels

Underdog, Roadkill, Lookout!, Selfless, Fat Wreck Chords, Panic Button, Asian Man, Recess

Origin

Prospect Heights, Illinois, United States

Years Active

1986 1989, 1991 1994, 1996 2001, 2004, 2009 present

Name

Screeching Weasel

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