Rodney & the Tube Tops

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Rodney & the Tube Tops
Rodney and the Tube Tops.jpg
The band, as seen on the cover of "I Hate the 90's."
Background information
Origin Seattle, Washington, United States
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 1996–1997
Labels Sympathy for the Record Industry
Associated acts Hole, Sonic Youth, White Flag
Members Rodney Bingenheimer
Eric Erlandson
Thurston Moore
Pat Fear
Dave Markey

Rodney & the Tube Tops were a short-lived American alternative rock band from Seattle, Washington. The band — which was more of a side-project — included members of Hole, Sonic Youth and White Flag and were eponymously named after frontman, DJ Rodney Bingenheimer.

Origins and career[edit]

The band formed in 1996, while Eric Erlandson's band Hole were on a reported hiatus, and recorded their only single, "I Hate the 90's" at a Seattle-based recording studio in 1996. A minute-long collection of clips from the session was released by drummer Dave Markey in 2008.[1] The single was released a year later on the indie label Sympathy for the Record Industry. The band disbanded soon afterwards.

In 2004, "I Hate The 90's" was featured as part of the soundtrack to the Rodney Bingenheimer documentary, Mayor of the Sunset Strip.[2]




  1. ^ "Rodney & The Tube Tops "I Hate The 90's" recording session Video by david markey - MySpace Video". Dave Markey. 15 January 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Rodney Bingenheimer - Music". February 2005. Retrieved 26 September 2010.