Sunday, 30 December 2012

ALL THE STUFF AND MORE. everything you need to know.

The Vapids are a Punk Rock band from Burlington Ontario Canada. 
Formed in 1993.
This is their only website.
www.the-vapids.bandcamp.com to listen and download

YOU CAN BUY RECORDS/CDs/T-SHIRTS from these places.
SURFIN' KI RECORDS - italy
COMMANDO RECORDS - italy
STRIPED MUSIC - italy
WATERSLIDE RECORDS - japan
MOMS BASEMENT RECORDS - usa
ANGRY YOUNG AND POOR - isa
INTERPUNK- usa
MONSTER ZERO RECORDS - austria 
you can also buy direct from jimmyvapid@hotmail.com

OFFICIAL FULL LENGTH ALBUMS:
"Five Minute Major" CD.1995 fish tank records/independant (500 copies in orange)
"Five Minute Major" CD 1996 Crack Records (1000 copies in b/w)
"Drink Beer" CD 1997 Crack Records (2000 copies)
"Wanna Fuck Around" cassette tape 1997 (450 copies) independant/amp records
"Wanna Fuck Around" CD 1998 independant/Amp Records (500 copies) (cassette +28 bonus songs)
"Charm School Dropouts CD 2001 Amp Records/Independant (1000 copies)
"Teenage Head" CD 2003 Double Hell Records (1000 copies)
"The Vapids/The Riptides" split CD, 2004 Goblin Records (1000 copies)
"The Point Remains The Same" CD 2007 Independant (1000 copies)
"Charm School Dropouts" LP, 2009 Surfin Ki Records, 400 copies (white, black)
"Suburban reptiles" LP - 2016 surfin ki records. 500, black/red
" Suburban Reptiles" CD - Commando records 2016 

SEVEN INCH VINYL RECORDS
"self Titled" 3 song 7", 1997 Crack Records. 500 copies, yellow vinyl
"Spit, Sweat and Beers" 4 song 7", 1998 independant. 500 copies, all black.
"the Vapids/Handicap Five" split 7" 1999, 1000 copies, all black
"the Vapids/the Strikeouts" split 7" 2000 drunk records
"we can't do it" 3 song 7", 2002 route 13 records, 300 copies, all gold
"the Point Remains the same" 3 song 7", 2009 Surfin Ki records, 300 copies (green,grey,black)
"Punitive Damage" 3 song 7", 2015 Surfin ki records . 350 copies, red/black
"the Vapids / the Mugwumps" split 7", 2016 striped records.

JIMMY VAPID has released 3 different 7" records, all from Surfin Ki Records in Italy.
"Humble Beginnings" "Realities of war" and "Triangulator"
they were released in 2012/2013.
www.jimmyvapid.bandcamp.com to listen and download

UNOFFICIAL STUFF
Two Demo Tapes, both from 1994, 40 copies each
"Most of the stuff and more"  CDR, 100 copies, in black plastic cases, 2001
"Leave Home" CDR, 25 copies, 1999
"teenage powerchord massacre" CDR 25 copies, 1999
"New Wave Humor" CDR, 100 copies
"Live at the Continental NYC" CDR, 25 copies, 2005
"The Point remains the same" Cassette tape version, 2007, 25 copies
DEE COLVINS 7" (spit sweat and beers with different covers, 50 copies) 2005
"three things at once" CDR, first 3 7"s, 2000, 40 copies
"Live at Equalizing Distort" live radio broadcast. 15 copies on CDR 2007
THE VAPIDS have appeared on atleast 70 V/A compilations

THE CREW
Current line up - Eric, Jim,Matthew, Scott
Jimmy Vapid - vocals, guitar and sometimes bass.
Scotty Vapid - drums.
Jay Toulmin (J.T Vapid) bass 1994-1998 and 2005-2007. 
Doug Hill (Dully Vapid) (Doug Hell) Bass 1998
Adrian Brent (Chuck No-Star) bass 1999-2003
John Gazzola (Johnny No-Frills) Guitar 1999 - 2004, for 20 minutes in 2008
Robert DeGrunt (Robo) Guitar 2004-2008
Robo sadly passed away in 2012.
Eric Felgner (Eric) Bass 2007-present
Matthew Ellis  (Matthew O'Dellis) guitar 2008 - present

Eric and Mathew both play in FLESH RAG
Scott plays in the STEELTOWN SPOILERS.
Jim plays in JIM AND THE HOLIGRAMS


The Vapids played 493 shows. the first one being in Burlington at spencer smith park in 1994, the last at the Richmond Tavern, in shitty downtown London Ontario in 2016.


HERE ARE SOME PICTURES
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