The Chinese Stars

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The Chinese Stars
OriginProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
GenresNoise rock
Years active2003–Present
Associated actsArab on Radar
Athletic Automaton
Made in Mexico
Mahi Mahi
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersEric Paul
Craig Kureck
Paul Vieira
V. Von Ricci
Past membersRick Pelletier

The Chinese Stars is an American noise rock band from Providence, Rhode Island.[1] The band was formed in 2003 with several of the members from Arab on Radar, which had disbanded in 2002.[2][3] The band released their first album, Turbo Mattress, in 2003 through Skin Graft Records.


Current members[edit]

  • Eric Paul (vocals)[4]
  • Craig Kureck (drums)
  • Paul Vieira (guitar)
  • V. Von Ricci

Past members[edit]

  • Rick Pelletier



  1. ^ Tomlinson, Sarah (February 21, 2004). "An energetic night of edgy beats, done playfully by the Numbers". Boston Globe. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  2. ^ Saldaña, Matt (July 1, 2004). "The Chinese Stars: A Rare Sensation". Spin Magazine. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  3. ^ "The Chinese Stars". CMJ New Music Monthly. 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  4. ^ Gulla, Bob (March 4, 2004). "Post-Radar love". The Providence Phoenix. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Dusted Reviews: Turbo Mattress". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Review: A Rare Sensation". CMJ New Music. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  7. ^ Segal, Dave. "Chinese Stars' "Rabbit Face"". The Stranger. Retrieved 20 June 2013.