Recent Rumblings
Midwest/East Coast Tourdates for November!

Midwest/East Coast Tourdates for November!

We're heading out again in November, this time to the mighty Midwest and East Coast... Once again, we'll be heading
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NEW TOURDATES ANNOUNCED FOR AUGUST/NOVEMBER!

NEW TOURDATES ANNOUNCED FOR AUGUST/NOVEMBER!

Hey there, Just a little heads up, we added some more shows for our August West Coast tour, and have also
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West Coast tour in August!

West Coast tour in August!

We'll be hitting the road in August on the West Coast. Check out the shows page for details... IN OTHER
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EUROPEAN TOUR 2017

EUROPEAN TOUR 2017

We're coming back to Europe in April! It's been a couple of years and we're all excited to come back.
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RIOT FEST TOUR COUNTDOWN!!

RIOT FEST TOUR COUNTDOWN!!

We're super excited to finally get back on the road after a bit of a break, for a little run
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TONIGHT FRESNO! TOMORROW at the ROXY IN LA!

TONIGHT FRESNO! TOMORROW at the ROXY IN LA!

Hey hey hey, Our tour of the west coast is kickin' butt so far. We need to update this damn thing
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All West Coast dates now on Shows page!

All West Coast dates now on Shows page!

Take a look here!
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WEST COAST TOUR DATES FOR NOVEMBER POSTED…

WEST COAST TOUR DATES FOR NOVEMBER POSTED…

Well hi there, been a while! We're back from our fantastical, momentous Fat Wreck 25th Anniversary tour, and it was
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Merchandise

$wingin' Utter$:

JOHNNY BONNEL

VOCALS

DARIUS KOSKI

GUITARS, VOCALS

MILES PECK

BASS

JACK DALRYMPLE

GUITARS

LUKE SWARM

DRUMS

About

One of the more traditional-sounding of California's punk revival bands, Swingin' Utters formed in the late '80s around a first-name-only lineup of vocalist Johnny, guitarists Max and Darius, bassist Kevin, and drummer Greg. Originally based in Santa Cruz, these street punks later moved to San Francisco and recorded for several different labels, including Side One, IFA Records, and New Red Archives. The group first released 1992's Scared as Johnny Peebucks & the Swingin' Utters, but things really started to happen for them three years later with their full-length The Streets of San Francisco. The album garnered the band much attention, including Best Debut Album at the Bay Area Music Awards, and Swingin' Utters soon found themselves on the first annual Vans Warped Tour. They later also toured with Rancid before signing to Fat Wreck Chords (run by NOFX's Fat Mike); Swingin' Utters released A Juvenile Product of the Working Class in 1996 and Five Lessons Learned two years later. The Sounds Wrong EP from 1995 was re-released by the label in 1998, with the Brazen Head EP following the next year. Around the same time, the guys also lent six tracks to a split with Youth Brigade as part of the BYO Split Series. The band's self-titled third studio effort was released in fall 2000, and national tours with the Damned and Dropkick Murphys further heightened the group's popularity among punk rockers. Their debut full-length, produced by Lars Fredericksen, was re-released in October 2001. The next Swingin' Utters studio effort, Dead Flowers, Bottles, Bluegrass, and Bones, was issued in February 2003; a live album in the Live in a Dive series surfaced in summer 2004. By this time, the group comprised founding members Johnny Bonnel, Darius Koski, and Greg McEntee, along with bassist/vocalist Spike Slawson (Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) and guitarist Jack Dalrymple (One Man Army). The bandmembers went back to their other projects during what would turn out to be an eight-year gap between albums before getting back to business in 2011 with their much delayed seventh album, Here, Under Protest, which was followed up quickly in 2013 by the proto-punk-influenced Poorly Formed. A ninth album, Fistful of Hollow, appeared in 2014. ~ John Bush & Corey Apar

Former Members

  • Aric McKenna- guitar (1987-1989)
  • Kevin Wickersham- bass (1987-1997)
  • Greg McEntee- drums (1987-2015)
  • Joel Dison- guitar (1989-1992)
  • Max Huber- guitar, vocals ( 1992-2002)
  • Spike Slawson- bass, vocals (1997-2012)
  • Discography

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