Abe Vigoda (band)

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Abe Vigoda
Abe Vigoda performing at the Bard College SMOG Club. [1]
Background information
Origin Chino, California
Genres Earlier: tropical punk rock, tropicalismo
Later: Dark Wave, Post-punk, Shoegaze
Years active 2004-2014
Labels Olfactory Records[1]
Silencio Records
Post Present Medium
Not Not Fun
Bella Union
Associated acts Emergency Ensemble
Members Juan Velazquez
Michael Vidal
David Reichardt
Dane Chadwick
Past members Gerardo "Reggie" Guerrero
Zach Downing

Abe Vigoda is a punk rock band based in Los Angeles, California, originally from Chino, California; a city in the Inland Empire. They frequently perform at The Smell.[2]

The name is a reference to longtime actor Abe Vigoda.

Skeleton, Abe Vigoda's third full-length album, was released in the US on July 8, 2008.[3] In 2009 the EP Reviver followed. They finished recording their fourth full-length album titled 'Crush' on February 24, 2010. Crush was released on 20 September 2010 and was ranked 40th on Pitchfork Media's list 'The Top 50 Albums of 2010'.




  • Reviver (2009)

7" vinyl[edit]

  • Abe Vigoda / Child Pornography (2006)
  • Abe Vigoda / Mikaela's Fiend (2007)
  • Animal Ghosts (2007)


  1. ^ OlFactory artist page for Abe Vigoda
  2. ^ DiScover: Abe Vigoda - DrownedinSound
  3. ^ Rejoice: Abe Vigoda announce new album details - DrownedinSound

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