The Flaming Sideburns
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The Flaming Sideburns

The Flaming Sideburns are a garage punk/garage rock revival band that was formed in Helsinki, Finland in 1995. Most of the members are Finnish, but lead vocalist Jorge Eduardo "Speedo" Martinez is an Argentine expatriate.

Band history

The Flaming Sideburns released their first single Close to Disaster in 1997 and soon signed to Danish label Bad Afro who released a compilation It's Time to Testify in 1999 and debut album Hallelujah Rock'n'Rollah in 2001. Second album Sky Pilots followed on Ranch Records in 2003. Both albums were also released in the United States on Jetset Records. Third album "Keys to the Highway" was released early 2007.

Current line-up

  • Eduardo Martinez - vocals (1995-present)
  • Ski Williamson - guitar (1995-present)
  • The Punisher - bass (1995-present)
  • Jay Burnside - drums (1995-present)
  • Jeffrey Lee Burns - guitar (1996-2001, 2018-)

Former members

  • Vilunki 3000 - guitar (1995-1996)
  • Johnny Volume - guitar (2000-2003)
  • Peevo de Luxe - guitar (2003-2016)

Discography

Studio albums

  • Hallelujah Rock'n'Rollah (Bad Afro, 2001)
  • Save Rock'n'Roll (Jetset, American version of Hallelujah Rock'n'Rollah, 2002)
  • Sky Pilots (Ranch/Jetset, 2003 / Bitzcore 2004)
  • Keys to the Highway (Ranch/Bitzcore 2007)

Compilations

  • It's Time to Testify ... Brothers and Sisters (Bad Afro, 1999)
  • Back to the Grave (Bad Afro, 2006)
  • Back 2 the Grave (El Beasto, 2008)

Live albums

  • Bama Lama Boogaloo! (Smokin' Troll, 1997)
  • It's Time to Testify Again (No Fun, 2002)
  • Mobile Graceland (Lonestar, 2005)
  • Burn Rock'n'Roll (Rastrillo, 2006)

Singles and EP's

  • Close to Disaster (Metamorphos, 1997)
  • Get Down or Get Out (Bad Afro, 1998)
  • It's Time to Testify (Bad Afro, 1998)
  • Jaguar Girls (Estrus, 1999)
  • Cantan en Espaol (Safety Pin, 2000)
  • Loose My Soul (Bang, 2000)
  • Street Survivor (Bad Afro, 2001)
  • Loose My Soul (Bad Afro/Spinefarm, 2001)
  • World Domination (Sweet Nothing, 2001)
  • Live! (Fandango, 2001)
  • Flowers (Bad Afro/Spinefarm, 2002)
  • Bam-A-Lam en Espaol, vol 2 (Safety Pin, 2002)
  • Let Me take You Far (Ranch 2003 / Lonestar 2004)
  • Since the Beginning (Ranch 2003 / Lonestar 2004)
  • Save Rock'n'Roll (Ranch 2003)
  • Lost Generation (Ranch 2006)
  • Count Me Out (Bad Afro 2006)
  • En Espaol, vol 3 (El Beasto 2010)

Split records

  • White Trash Soul (with The Hellacopters) (Bad Afro, 2001)
  • La Luz de Cristo (with Thee Virus) (El Beasto, 2001)
  • The Flaming Sideburns vs. Flanelon Crash (with Flanelon Crash) (Lixo Urbano, 2001)
  • The Flaming Sideburns vs. Elio & Thee Horribles (Bad Attitude, 2002)
  • The Flaming Sideburns vs. Boozed (Bitzcore, 2006)

In popular culture

In The Wire, Loose My Soul is playing on Ziggy's car radio, when he is blocked by Proposition Joe's nephew, Melvin "Cheese" Wagstaff and beaten up.

External links


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