The Vampire Lezbos are a politically & socially charged punk rock band that sings about truth and life and what many won’t, or can’t…and in true punk detail. They question everything…including those ‘taboo’ subjects which many people invest much of their identities in, and are thus, unpopular to question. And this is where the controversy begins.
Fear = Control, Fear = $, Talk – Research = Stupidity. Talk – Action = Zero.
To quote Michael Ellner: “Just look at us. Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information and religions destroy spirituality.”
Born in the summer of Orwell’s 1984, in Spokane, Washington…USA. Time was also served in Portland, Maine; Seattle, Washington and Auckland, New Zealand. They are currently based in mid-coast Maine and released their last full length record, ‘2012’ on digital and cd, in 2009. A 1st album re-issue was released in Jan 2013 on Flat Field Records. This was a cd only release, with bonus material including their 1986 unreleased demo with Rob Westergard singing. Remixed/remastered digital recordings of their 4 albums are now available at www.jamendo.com
Lezbos songs have been included on the ‘Spokanarchy’ compilation cd and movie, http://www.spokanarchy.com, and the ‘No Seattle’ compilation, on Soul Jazz Records out of the UK, https://soundsoftheuniverse.com/sjr/product/no-seattle-forgotten-sounds-of-the-north-west-grunge-era-1986-97. Vampire Lezbos were featured in the movies “Spokanarchy’ (2011) http://www.spokanarchy.com and Yikes! Vipers (1990) http://www.superfantasticultra.com/Yikes-Vipers. Also featured in the books, ‘I Found My Friends: The Oral History Of Nirvana’ by Nick Soulsby, https://nirvana-legacy.com/2015/01/09/new-nirvana-i-found-my-friends-210-musicians-170-bands-the-oral-history-of-nirvana-1987-1994/, and ‘The Band Name Book’ by Noel Hudson, https://www.amazon.com/Band-Name-Book-Noel-Hudson/dp/1550464876.
Touring of the United States & Canada started in 1985 and continued on through the nineties. After a 10 year touring hiatus, they hit the road again in 2005 and then again in 2009, supporting their latest ‘2012’ album.
Eleven U.S./Canadian tours enabled the Lezbos to play with some competent bands like: D.O.A., Adrenalin O.D., Dough Boys, Circle Jerks, 7 Seconds, Queers, Fugazi, Faith No More, Gang Of Four, Bad Religion, Toxic Reasons, Nation Of Ulysses, Operation Ivy, All, Adolescents, Battalion Of Saints, Poison Idea, Neurosis, Verbal Abuse, Beyond Possession, Shudder To Think, Skinyard, Filth, Raunchettes, JFA, Dead Milkmen, L7, Everclear, Nirvana and many others.
David Lezbeau/guitar/vocals; Mick Majka/bass/vocals; Ryan Tinker/guitar/vocals; Dan Karker/drums
In Honor Of Past Lezbos
Phil Giordano – Drums, R.I.P. (Skull 69, G.G. Allin, The Murderers, Twisted Roots); Dave Rankin – Drums, R.I.P. (One Inch Of Skin, 6 Gig); Bob Murderer – Bass, vocals (The Murderers, G.G. Allin); Jon Swanstrom – Guitar, vocals (TFL, Flies, Seawolf, Yokohama Hooks); Damian Pianka – Drums (Coffin Lids, Throwaways); Jeff Duty – Bass, vocals (4NSik Medicine, Zerox Machine); Chad Smith – Drums, vocals (The Dobermans); Brad Muller – Bass, vocals (Strangulon); Scott Partridge – Bass, vocals (Stagnation, Twisted Roots); Spencer Fairhurst – Bass, vocals; Rob Westergard – Vocals (Mach Turtle, Bonneville Power); Mike Hill – Drums; Mik Nei – Guitar; Davey DeLong – Drums, vocals (Los Hornets); David McMahon – Guitar, drums, vocals; Sims – drums.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident
It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything
We all know that UFOs are real. All we need to ask is where do they come from.
Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, after his Apollo 14 Moon flight in 1971.
“In the absence of the gold standard there is no way to protect savings from the confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value without gold. This is the shabby secret of the welfare statists’ tirades against gold. Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the hidden confiscation of wealth. Gold stands in the way of this insidious process that stands as a protector of property rights.”