In our 63rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Wollongong’s The Pinheads, and chat about ten pin bowling, sitars and other possible fabrications, but best of all, we get a listen to the title track off their upcoming debut EP, I Wanna Be A Girl.
Members & their roles:
Merlin Magneto – Lead vocals
Swamp Monster – Lead guitar/ sitar/ Harmonica
Lord Francis – Rhythm guitar
Cousin Tun – Bass guitar
Texan Chovy – Organ
Zalien – Percussion/ Theremin
Micro Hercules- Drum drum
What music or artists inspired you?
Soggy rock ‘n roll of the prehistoric/ future n present.
+ EVERYTHING, including the things we hate, there’s too much on thy list.
How did the band get started?
We started off as a weekly ten pin bowling team, the best one on the south coast. Hence thy name.
How would you best describe your live show:
Spooky, slimy, skull shrinking, erotic, NRG, pupil popping, shit house
What shows do you have coming up?
August 7th – Moonshine, Manly
August 29 – Volumes 2015, Darlinghurst (Oxford Art Factory, Brighton Up Bar, The Cliff Dive)
October 3rd – Yours & Owls Festival – 5th Birthday, Stuart Park, Wollongong.
Keep an eye on Facebook for more dates.
Tell us about your latest release:
It’s a shagadedlic, fuzzy, power pop hit called ‘I Wanna Be A Girl’ from our upcoming debut EP I Wanna Be A Girl.
Where can I get your music?