Saturday, August 28, 2010

Pinhead Gunpowder: DoTM

Pinhead Gunpower is a punk rock band from the California Bay Area. It was formed in 1990. It is a side project of Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and also includes Green Day touring guitarist Jason White.

Here are some sites where you can read about them:

PHGP Website
PHGP MySpace site

Trundle and Spring
Released in 1991 by Take A Day Records.
Produced by Kevin Army.
Band lineup:
Aaron Cometbus - drums; Bill Schneider - bass; Billie Joe Armstrong - guitar, vocals; Mike Kirsch - guitar, vocals.
Tracks: 4

Fahizah
Released in 1992 by Lookout! Records.
Produced by Kevin Army.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 4

Jump Salty
Released in July 1994 by Lookout! Records.
Produced by Kevin Army.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12

Carry the Banner
Released in 1995 by Lookout!
Produced by Kevin Army.
Lineup changes:
Mike Kirsch left the band and was replaced by Jason White.
Tracks: 9

Goodbye Ellston Avenue
Released in February 1997 by Lookout!
Produced by Kevin Army.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 13

Shoot the Moon
Released in March 1999 by Adeline Records.
Produced by Billie Joe Armstrong.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 7

Dillinger Four / PHGP Split
Released in May 2000 by Adeline Records.
Produced by Billie Joe.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 5 total (3 by PHGP)

Pinhead Gunpowder
Released in June 2000 by THD Records.
Produced by Willie Samuels.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 4

8 Chords, 328 Words
Released in June 2000 by Lookout!
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 2

Compulsive Disclosure
Released in October 2003 by Lookout!
Produced by Willie Samuels.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

West Side Highway
Released in August 2008 by Recess Records.
Produced by PHGP.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 4

Kick Over the Traces
Compilation album released in June 2009 by Recess.
Various producers.
Tracks: 46

Here are some live videos of the band for you:





2 comments:

  1. Aaron Cometbus was also in the band Crimpshrine and wrote the personal/travel zine Cometbus.

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  2. I forgot to mention that Pinhead Gunpowder did an amazing cover of The Replacements' "Achin' to Be" on the Shoot the Moon EP.

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