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Cadillac Tramps

From Orange County, California, USA, hardcore punk unit Cadillac Tramps didn’t take too kindly with their press tag of ‘bar-drunk brawly blues band’, claiming they offered a more sophisticated sound – yet that description was close more than enough to actuality to warrant repetition. Shaped in the middle-80s and composed of Mike ‘Gabby’ Gaborno (business lead vocals), Brian Coakley (acoustic guitar/vocals), Johnny Wickersham (acoustic guitar/vocals), Warren Renfrow (bass) and Dieter (drums), they riffed their method to prominence with an acclaimed, sweaty live display that earned a good status for the music group for the Southern Californian golf club circuit. Their early admirers consist of Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam (who individually filmed one display). Their third recording, 1994’s It’s Allright, was going by a name track that worried Coakley’s HIV-positive friend. The Cadillac Tramps split-up soon after the release of the 1995 compilation of outtakes and remixes, but reunited at regular intervals to try out live shows. A far more long term reunion took impact in 1999, because when the music group has maintained a normal touring plan. Latter-day member Michael ‘Mad Pet’ Combs, who performed guitar using the music group between 1999 and 2002, was discovered dead in Dec 2004 after he vanished throughout a snowboarding trip on Vail Hill in Colorado.

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