Reptile House

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Reptile House
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Reptile House
Background information
Origin Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Genres Post-punk
Years active 1983–1987
Labels Dischord
Druid Hill
Merkin
Associated acts Lungfish, Samhain, Gag School
Past members Daniel Higgs
Alex Layne
Joe Goldsborough
London May
Gary Breezee
David Rhodes
Leigh Panlilio
Asa Osborne

Reptile House was a 1980s hardcore punk band from Baltimore's music scene. The band included Daniel Higgs, later of Lungfish, guitarists Alex Layne, Asa Osborne and Joe Goldsborough, bass players David Rhodes and Leigh Panlilio, as well as drummers Gary Breezee and London May who went on to play in Glenn Danzig's post-Misfits band Samhain. They recorded the 7" I Stumble As The Crow Flies on Dischord Records with Washington D.C. hardcore pioneer Ian MacKaye and also released a full-length LP, Listen To The Powersoul, on the Baltimore label Merkin Records in fall 1988.

In 2010, guitarist Joe Goldsborough joined the band Gag School with drummer Kenny Sanders (formerly of Die Monster Die), multi- instrumentalist/ vocalist Ken Mosher (formerly of the Squirrel Nut Zippers), and bassist Joe LaVoie.

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References[edit]

  • Blush, Steven. American Hardcore: A Tribal History. 2001. Feral House. ISBN 0-922915-71-7