Hindu Pirates

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Hindu Pirates
Origin Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
Genres Rock music
Years active 2009 (2009)–present
Members Austin Ferreira
Ben Tinsley
Derek Bostelman
Giussepe LoBasso

Hindu Pirates, a rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 2009 and currently consists of Austin Ferreira on lead vocals, Casey Snyder on lead guitar, Ben Tinsley on drums, Derek Bostelman on bass, and Giussepe LoBasso on rhythm guitar.[1] The group came together during their high school career at Edison High School (Huntington Beach, California). In 2010, the band release their first self produced album Pelican Daze. In 2012, the band was sponsored by the clothing brand, Hurley to produce their EP, Hurley EP.[2] The band has played at numerous local venues such as the Constellation Room in Orange County.[2] The Echo in Echo Park, and at the US Open of Surfing in 2012.[3] Hindu Pirates have opened for bands like Grouplove,[3] Delta Spirit, Tijuana Panthers[4] and Cold War Kids.[5] They've also performed with bands such as Los Angeles-based Santoros, El Segundo's Froth, San Francisco's Cool Ghouls, Allah-Las, Har Mar Superstar, JJMAZ, Gantez Warrior[4]


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  2. ^ a b Ratzlaff, Angela (September 20, 2013). "Hindu Pirates embark on sound-defining trip". Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Mroch, John. "Band Profile: The Hindu Pirates Rock their Residency at the Echo". Los Angeles Magazine. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Jelinek, Russell. "Hindu Pirates with Santoros (cassette release show)". Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Phares, Heather. "Cold War Kids featuring Hindu Pirates". KCRW. Retrieved 1 December 2013.