Based from SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, The Gargoyles shaped in 1989 from their like for the raw 70s vintage from the Lifeless Boys, The Stooges and Jeff Dahl. Originally comprising Doug Heeschen (acoustic guitar), Julia Altstatt (bass), Lisa Lombardo (acoustic guitar), Tim Surprise (vocals) and Brian Tyranny (drums), an followed motivation of Russ Meyer and Roger Corman movies fueled the music group because they released some seven ins between 1990 to 1991. Shaken Road Records ultimately debuted The Gargoyles 1st mini-LP Down you in 1991, accompanied by the 1992 full-length Without End. By 1993 nevertheless, Neil Smith (acoustic guitar), Alison Victor (acoustic guitar) and Tony Palmer (bass) packed set for the departed Heeschen, Altstatt and Lombardo prior to the Inflexible mini-album arrived in 1994. But by 1995, co-founder and front side man Tim Surprise relocated to Austin, Tx that year, therefore closing The Gargoyles six 12 months tenure.