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Torino Local Scene // Act 88
The band started on January 2007 when Chris and Miccetta former members of Stinking Polecats, one of the most important and appreciated pop-punkrock bands in Europe, decided to team up together, once again. TOUGH’s first album “Fast/Faster” was released on April 2007 by El Topo Records, only on 300 hand-numbered vinyl copies. 10 songs on it, 15 minutes of fast and melodic punk rock.
6 months later the second record of the band “Class of ‘76” saw the light, produced by Italian label Badchili Records and US Sliptrick Records. 10 songs again, fast and harmonious punk rock. 13 minutes lenght! El Topo Records once again released a limited edition of 100 picture disc vinyl.
In 2009 Miccetta decides to leave the band for personal reason. His place is taken by Stefan-eno from the Popsters, a well known italian punk-rock band. The band records immediately a new album, " Winners, losers and surrenders" . Lots of live shows and songs on compilation during these years for the band.
In early 2012 the band releases a 7" split with the Invalids on Surfin Ki records. The artwork is by the artist Riccardo Bucchioni. More shows all around italy and Europe as well with the Apers and the Queers.
November 2012: the new album, the fourth, is ready to see the light, record at MOFO Studio in Piacenza. 10 new songs fast as always, punk rock to the bone.
In april 2014 Stefanino leave the band and Robi from Gambe di burro and Mega join the guys.
in july 2014 the new 7'' called ''obey the ramones'' come out as self production.
after a lot of shows with the new line up and a spanish tour in semptember, they go to record the brand new 7'' called ''Hurricane'' ,out on april 2015, and a 10" called " Ramone Army" on Rufus rec.
Still the same sound and the same chords, TOUGH like The Ramones.
LISTEN >> http://tough.bandcamp.com/album/mess
The Ponches have been an Italian punk rock band since 2005.
They come from somewhere near Turin but their headquarter is Ferriera.
In the summer of 2008 they went on a tour around U.S.A. West Coast and in 2009 they released their first split-CD with the Deans, “They came from the cold!”, labelled by Making Believe Records.
At the beginning of 2012 a split-7” was published by Surfin' Ki Records and the first full-length of the band “The Long Goodbye” CD is out now on Monster Zero Records!
After some gigs like the Monster Zero Mash on December 2012 let’s go to the springtime where the band published a 7 inches for the brand new label One Chord Wonder with a new song and a cover from The Professionals.
At the end of 2013 is out on One Chord Wonder again a split 7 inches with the Brescia's punk rockers Riccobellis.
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I Ponches sono un gruppo punk rock attivo dal 2005.
Vengono dai dintorni di Torino e il loro quartier generale è Ferriera.
Nell’estate del 2008 suonano in tour lungo la costa ovest degli Stati Uniti e nel 2009 pubblicano uno split-CD con i friulani Deans, “It came from the cold!”, uscito per Making Believe Records.
All’inizio del 2012 la Surfin’ Ki Records pubblica un 7” split con i canadesi Bad Lieutenants e, a fine aprile, realizzano il primo full-length, “The Long Goodbye”, pubblicato per l’etichetta olandese Monster Zero Records.
Dopo alcuni live, tra cui la seconda partecipazione al “Monster Zero Mash”, edizione 2012, si arriva alla primavera 2013 nella quale viene pubblicato, per la neonata etichetta italiana One Chord Wonder, un nuovo 7” con un inedito e una cover.
Alla fine del 2013 è fuori nuovamente su One Chord Wonder lo split 7" con gli amici Riccobellis da Brescia.
LISTEN >> http://theponches.bandcamp.com/