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    SKULLS HISTORY



    ...IN 1978,THE BEES had written 41 original songs,released 3 singles on JEM RECORDS,and played 167 shows,all within a wild year. CHARLY PIP on the bass and lead vocals led the band thru these brighter days of original live rock.This work ethic led up to PIP joining DAVID JOHANSEN on CBS for eight major tour legs, sharing stages and sometimes headlining on their own with THE CLASH ,PAT BENATAR, IAN HUNTER,MICK RONSON,RICK DANKO and more.When DJ moved on to the dubious BUSTER POINDEXTER character,PIP was urged by friend CLEM BURKE of BLONDIE to join as guitarist a new young band promoted by HILLY KRYSTAL in NYC.

    That band was THE COLORS.With Burke in the producer /manager chair, the support of INFINITE RECORDS NYC,THE COLORS..who
    constantly drew 200 plus people at CBGB...made early on, smart rock videos featuring BASQUIAT wall art....and became a favored opening act for THE PLASMATICS,JOHNNY THUNDERS,and the BAY CITY ROLLERS,had it going on....But when Infinite folded,this great band missed their window. Later, the Italian label NUMERO
    would release THE COLORS GREATEST HITS.
    1984 ...After many side gigs ....MAD DADDYS,GO GO GUILLOTINE,STICKY NYC and GUNSLINGERS FROM HELL....PIP began to form what would be the SKULLS.
    Writing 12 fiery new original songs in a metal/punk LAMF genre,and playing numerous shows in the tri state area,SKULLS
    were signed to BOR .... home of ADRENALIN OD,BEDLAM and RAGING SLAB... and soon released "DRESS UP AND DIE!"
    This new SKULLS album began a torrent of popularity and core following due to relentless touring.From Maine to Miami to LA,
    the power trio stood up to the best (sometimes giving them a run for their money)
    acts, including TSOL,STIV BATORS/LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS,THE CRAMPS,NAZARETH,THE RAMONES,SUICIDAL TENDENCIES,JOHNNY THUNDERS and MOTORHEAD

    SKULLS officially signed with a new label in 2009,ROMULUS X RECORDS and in 2010 released "ENROUTE TO HELL" This generated new interest in the group, and loyal fans were glad to see them return to the concert stages.

    Always powerful and entertaining,SKULLS
    celebrate 30 years in showbiz in 2014,with select show dates in the US and abroad.
    Onstage, you'll still find the indestructible PIP front and center on vocals and guitar.
    Forever to be a classic power trio,PIP has found a superb foil in the electrifying
    LORELEI BLITZKRIEG on hybrid guitar and vocals.Many are still mystified (where's all that bass coming from?) by her bizarre hybrid rig.Armed only with her custom Schecter LORELEI holds down bass,rhythm and vocals,stunning all who are fooled by her demure stature....
    Many drummers have sat on the SKULLS drum throne,but HELLGATE surpasses them all!...A
    huge 30" kick drum,complete with a "nervous skeleton"...24" cymbals that can only be moved by a monster!!The sound of Bonham and the strength of Frankenstein!All makes for an extremely fierce three piece,with strong vocals,searing leads,and big hooks.....
    SKULLS are currently seeking shows at new and old venues alike,and their 30 year core following is sure to be on hand!!


    THE FIERCEST BAND TO EVER EXPLODE FROM THE BULLET-RIDDLED STREETS OF NEWARK,WORLD FAMOUS SKULLS HAVE BEEN BURNING UP STAGES FOR YEARS! BOOK NOW!