Friday, 15 September 2017

SEPTEMBER 15 2017

UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE.
well its september 15, 2017, and there are a few things to add here on this old blog.

1...THE POINT REMAINS THE SAME, LP.
it was released in april 2017, and available from ME ( jimmyvapid@hotmail.com )
or from SURFIN' KI RECORDS (europe) and MOM'S BASEMENT RECORDS (USA)
as well as many other Distros everywhere.
check it out on our BANDCAMP. you can even download it for real cheap!!

2. SUBURBAN REPTILES, LP.
this was released in 2016 on SURFIN KI RECORDS.
still copies floating around. Even from me jimmyvapid@hotmail.com

3. TEENAGE HEAD, CD.
I have discovered some copies of this. contact please!!

4. SHIRTS SHIRTS SHIRTS.
i got some white shirts in all sizes. its the PUNITIVE DAMAGES design from 2016. contact me, or SURFIN KI RECORDS IN ITALY.

5.THE VAPIDS / THE MUGWUMPS split 7", 2016.
very few remain at STRIPED MUSIC mail-order in europe.

6. sorry, but no shows are happening anytime soon.

7. www.the-vapids.bandcamp.com has all our music (but nothing from 1994-1999) for listening and cheap download.

8. new FLESH RAG album in the works. new TREDA DOUCHE album in the can.

9. get in touch jimmyvapid@hotmail.com

10. this is our only website.

Sunday, 30 December 2012

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


UPDATED APRIL 2017.

THE VAPIDS are a Punk Rock band from Burlington Ontario Canada. 
Formed in 1993. Still sometimes active
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 - usa
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 (orange cover)
"FIVE MINUTE MAJOR" CD 1996 Crack Records (white cover)
"DRINK BEER" CD 1997 Crack Records.
"WANNA FUCK AROUND" cassette tape 1997. independant/amp records
"WANNA FUCK AROUND" CD 1998 independant/Amp Records (cassette +28 bonus songs)
"CHARM SCHOOL DROPOUTS" CD 2001 Amp Records/Independant.
"TEENAGE HEAD" CD 2003 Double Hell Records.
"THE VAPIDS / THE RIPTIDES" split CD, 2004 Goblin Records.
"THE POINT REMAINS THE SAME" CD 2007 Independent.
"CHARM SCHOOL DROPOUTS" LP, 2009 Surfin Ki Records.
"SUBURBAN REPTILES" LP - 2016 surfin ki records.
"SUBURBAN REPTILES" CD -2016 Commando records.
"THE POINT REMAINS THE SAME" 2017 surfin' ki, moms basement records

SEVEN INCH VINYL RECORDS
"S/T" 3 song 7", 1997 Crack Records. 
"SPIT SWEAT AND BEERS" 4 song 7", 1998 independant.
"THE VAPIDS / HANDICAP FIVE" split 7" 1999 lost cause records.
"THE VAPIDS / STRIKEOUTS" split 7" 2000 drunk records.
"WE CAN'T DO IT" 3 song 7", 2002 route 13 records.
"THE POINT REMAINS THE SAME" 3 song 7", 2009 Surfin Ki records.
"PUNITIVE DAMAGE" 3 song 7", 2015 Surfin ki records.
"THE VAPIDS / THE MUGWUMPS" split 7", 2016 striped records.

JIMMY VAPID has released 3 different SOLO 7" records,
all from Surfin Ki Records in Italy.
"HUMBLE BEGINNINGS" 2011
"REALITIES OF WAR" 2012
"TRIANGULATOR" 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 80 V/A compilations

THE CREW
Current line up - Eric, Jim,Matthew, Scott
Jimmy Reed (J.Vapid) - vocals, guitar and sometimes bass.
Scott Johnston (S.Vapid) - drums.
Jay Toulmin (J.T Vapid) bass 1994-1998 and 2005-2006. 
Doug Hill (Dully Vapid) (Doug Hell) Bass 1998
Adrian Brent (Chuck No-Star?) bass 1999-2003
John Gazzola (Johnny No-Frills) Guitar 1999 - 2004.
Robert DeGrunt (Robo) Guitar 2004-2008
Robo sadly passed away in 2012.
Eric Felgner (Eric) Bass 2007-present
Matthew Ellis (Ellis) (Matthew O'Dellis) guitar 2008 - present

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


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


HERE ARE SOME PICTURES
thanks for reading