Dr and The Crippens

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Dr and The Crippens
OriginLancaster, UK
GenresHardcore punk, thrashcore[1]
Years active1987–1990; 2001; 2003[1]
LabelsManic Ears Records

Dr and The Crippens are a British hardcore band from Lancaster who recorded and toured in the late 1980s/early 1990s. They became known for unusual costumes and innovative use of stage props during their live shows which included frequent use of an exploding head. The band recorded two sessions for Radio 1 DJ John Peel on 8 May 1988 and 16 July 1989.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Max Von Reinheart (Nick Palmer) - Vocals
  • Tom Crippen (Tom Myall) – Guitar/Vocals
  • Wayne Crippenski (Wayne Elliot) – Bass/Vocals
  • Jesus Van Gogh (Dave Ellesmere) – Drums/Vocals
  • BB Kablamo – Drums
  • Emily Danger - Guest vocals on "Don't look in the freezer"

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Live (1989)
  • Turn To Gas (1991)
  • Untitled/Until This Sky Will Be Parted (1991)

Compilations[edit]

  • Digging In Water (1987)
  • Hardcore Holocaust - The Peel Sessions (1988)
  • The North Atlantic Noise Attack (1989)
  • Hardcore Holocaust II - The Peel Sessions (1990)
  • Manic Ears - The Histyrical Years '86-'90 (1990)
  • Grind Your Mind - A History Of Grindcore (2007)
  • Trapped In A Scene UK Hardcore 1985-1989 (2009)
  • Cabaret Style (Singles Unreleased Live) (2015)

VHS[edit]

  • Live Snit - Live at the Fulham Greyhound, London (1989)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Glasper, Ian (2009). Trapped in a Scene: UK Hardcore 1985-89. p. 302.
  2. ^ Peel Sessions, BBC, retrieved 3 March 2010

1989 (2009)