Toilet Böys

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Toilet Böys
Origin New York, United States
Genres Punk rock, Hard rock
Years active 1995–2003, 2010
Labels RAFR
Roadrunner Records
Masterplan Entertainment
Hall of Records
Ozit/Morpheus Records
Coldfront Records
Lookout! Records
Devil Doll Records
Cargo Records
Dead City Records
Associated acts Deborah Harry
Theo and the Skyscrapers
Afterparty
The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black
Website www.toiletböys.com (former site)
Official MySpace page
Members Miss Guy
Sean Pierce
Rocket
Adam Vomit
Electric Eddie
Past members Paul Rocks
Jimmy Grillo
Oliver Miller
Mike Rubio

Toilet Böys are an American rock and roll band from New York City, United States. The band's original line-up is made up of Miss Guy, Sean Pierce, Electric Eddie, Rocket, and Adam Vomit. Toilet Böys have toured world-wide supporting musical acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nashville Pussy,[1] Orgy,[2] The Damned, Dee Dee Ramone & Deborah Harry. They were known for a highly energetic stage show that included spark-showers, smoke, lasers, strobes, synchronized flame-columns, cheerleaders, confetti cannons, burning guitars and fire breathing performed by their lead guitarist, Sean, during the finale.

An album of unreleased material, demos, and remixes entitled Sex Music was released in 2007.[3]

Toilet Böys reunited and played their first surprise concert on June 14, 2010 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.[4] Most of the boys are back including Miss Guy, Sean, Eddie and Adam with the addition of Shane on guitar.[5] They played the Azkena Rock festival in Spain in June 2010.[6]

History[edit]

Toilet Böys are an American rock band. The Toilet Böys formed in 1995 and their first show was as opening act for Deborah Harry, who performed with her own band at the rock club, Don Hill's, in NYC.[7] They were not formed as a backing band for Deborah Harry as is erroneously published and believed.

Toilet Böys lead singer, Miss Guy (who was house-DJ at the club)[2] was inspired to form a band and fulfill a dream of playing a show with Harry, one of his idols, if just for one night. He put together a band specifically for this occasion and it was only intended to be a one-time performance. The response was overwhelmingly positive, with the result being the booking of Toilet Böys for several additional gigs. These performances led to demand for further performances. Within a year and a half the Toilet Böys line-up had solidified into the permanent, 'classic' line-up,[8] under which they gained worldwide notoriety.

Discography[edit]

Year of release Title Record Label Notes
1996 Toilet Böys Squeezebox Records
1997 Mail Itch/Dream Action Hypurrr Records
1998 Living Like a Millionaire RAFR Records
1998 Go To Hell Devil Doll Records b/w "Hard", "Be A Man"
1999 Sinners and Saints Coldfront Records
1999 You Got It Lookout! Records Split single with
the Donnas
1999 Broken Home Devil Doll Records b/w "Shine On", "Baby's Wrong"
1999 Come and Get It Cargo Records
2000 Space Truckin/Slow Dancing Coldfront records 7" split with American Heartbreak
2001 Toilet Böys Masterplan Entertainment
2003 Live In London Ozit/Morpheus Records
2004 The Early Years Ozit/Morpheus Records
2007 Sex Music Dead City Records
2012 Dumb Blonde Guy solo EP

Trivia[edit]

Miss Guy and Debbie Harry in 2009.
  • The song "Another Day in the Life" is credited in the movie American Pie 2. It can be heard during the party scene towards the end of the movie. However, it did not appear on the movie soundtrack.
  • The band contributed to the Ramones tribute album, titled The Song Ramones the Same, with their cover of "Carbona Not Glue".
  • In the ashes of their break up in 2003, Sean & Rocket formed the group Afterparty. Sean, under the moniker "Chopper,"[9] performed his normal guitar duties as well as being the band's lead singer.
  • Sean has worked as a doorman in a gay nightclub despite claiming not to be gay himself.[9]
It's a private club, so members can go right in, but if they're not yet members I have to make sure they're not cops. If they say they're not cops, I ask them to take their dicks out and play with them before they can go in. That's my job. It can be kind of weird, cuz I'm a straight guy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Triggermagazine.com". Triggermagazine.com. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  2. ^ a b "The Toilet Boys Set the House on Fire (NY Rock Interview)". Nyrock.com. 1999-12-08. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Gary Pini (2010-06-10). "The Toilet Boys, Anna Wintour and Ron Galella in Today's Eight Items or Less". Papermag. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  5. ^ "Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  6. ^ [2][dead link]
  7. ^ "Punk Globe Magazine Online". Punkglobe.com. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  8. ^ "Maxpages.com". Maxpages.com. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  9. ^ a b [3][dead link]
  10. ^ "Cardone - The Ultimate Vaudeville Magician". Cardonethemagician.com. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 

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