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Past Shows

Fri. April 21st 2017
Pat's Pub (No Minors)
MICKFEST 2017 - Fundraiser for Mick Tupelo The Bad Beats, Cawama, Wett Stilettos , Wichita Trip, The Deadcats, STEADY TEDDY & THE K-TRAIN BABIES, The Country Club Hustlers, Crimson Clovers
Fri. March 8th 2013
Vancouver FanClub (No Minors)
Rockabilly night with The Deadcats, The ENABLERS
Sat. December 15th 2012
Fortune Sound Club (No Minors)
El Vez, The Deadcats
Fri. November 2nd 2012
Fairview Pub (No Minors)
The Deadcats
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The Deadcats

The Deadcats

Available for Shows/Gigs - Confirmed: Jan. 10, 2012 (Awaiting Update)

Label: Flying Saucer
rockabilly / surf / punk from Vancouver BC

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The DEADCATS -coined 'Psychobilly' by the press are Canada's premier entry into the world of psychobilly-voodoobilly alongside such bands as the Cramps, Reverend Horton Heat, and the Meteors. The band has been prowling up and down the West Coast in their present form since 1994 (although the 'original' Deadcats' started in Vancouver back in 1984).

Press Quotes for The Deadcats:

"Great beer-soaked rockabilly fuzz!
...tasty, skillfully-played rockabilly, psychobilly, and honky-tonk country, this music is great...the legions of greasers will surely approve of this!"
- FLIPSIDE magazine (California)

"2nd release from this Canadian rocka /psycho /punka /surfabilly combo. And, like the first one, they are right on track. 2 loud rockin' guitars, drums, great vocals, and a washtub bass (!!) make this bands sound very cool and unique. They are covering the Cramps, Sonics and Vince Taylor here for example, and a whole bunch of hard rockin' originals too. This band can definitely rock!!!"
- CUSTOMBUILT magazine, Finland

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Current Lineup

Chopperguitar / vocals
Gord SmithersTsunami guitar1995-present
Mick TupeloChainsaw Guitar / vox1995-present
Kermit Von MunsterSkins, Bones2007-present
Floyd T. CatskinnerUpright bass2010-present

Past Members

Scooter Johnson1995-2007
Rob DewingaerdeDrums1997-1999
Steve Leesmaestro / drums1999-2006
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
- Last confirmed Jan. 10, 2012