John Dwyer (musician)
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|Also known as||Damaged Bug|
|Born||October 3, 1974|
|Origin||Providence, Rhode Island, United States|
|Genres||Garage rock, punk rock, noise rock, psychedelic rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, flute, clarinet, trumpet, cello|
|Labels||Castle Face Records, In The Red Records, Load Records, Narnack Records|
|Associated acts||Thee Oh Sees, Coachwhips, The Hospitals, Pink and Brown, Landed, Yikes, Burmese, Dig That Body Up, It's Alive, Revenge SF, Sword and Sandals, Zeigenbock Kopf, The Drums|
John Dwyer (born October 3, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, visual artist and record label owner. He is best known as the founding member and primary songwriter of the garage rock band Thee Oh Sees, with whom he has recorded eighteen studio albums. In addition to his work with Thee Oh Sees, Dwyer records solo material under the name "Damaged Bug", and is a former member of the garage rock acts, Coachwhips, Pink and Brown and The Hospitals.
He has been in and fronted several underground American bands since 1997. In 2003, John Dwyer founded Castle Face Records with Brian Lee Hughes and Matt Jones. In a recent interview, Larry Hardy, creator of In The Red Recordings, talked about the possibility of a new band with him and Ty Segall.
As Damaged Bug
- Hubba Bubba (2014)
- Cold Hot Plumbs (2015)
- "He'll Be a Really Cool Old Man - Bumbershoot Guide". The Stranger. 2011-08-31. Retrieved 2015-07-12.
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- "ANPQuarterly Vol 2 / No 7 by RVCA". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2015-07-12.
- Interview to Still in Rock.com