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Idiot Flesh

Idiot Flesh was a band formed in Oakland, CA in 1985 under the name Acid Rain with the demo album "We Were All Very Worried" which wasreleased on tape only in 1987. They changed their name to Idiot flesh prior to the release of their first album.

Known to tour the US in a converted city bus with Rathbun as the driver/mechanic, with the windshield destination banner of "HELL." Besidestheir "rock against rock" attitude, they were also known to defy classification with marching band routines, performing puppet shows, andplaying household items as instruments (in tune).
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Idiot Flesh was a band formed in Oakland, CA in 1985 under the name Acid Rain with the demo album "We Were All Very Worried" which wasreleased on tape only in 1987. They changed their name to Idiot flesh prior to the release of their first album.

Known to tour the US in a converted city bus with Rathbun as the driver/mechanic, with the windshield destination banner of "HELL." Besidestheir "rock against rock" attitude, they were also known to defy classification with marching band routines, performing puppet shows, andplaying household items as instruments (in tune).

Idiot Flesh disbanded in 1998 leaving their final album unfinished (there has been some recent talk of completing it). The rumor was that whenthe band was offered a record contract from a label, that it would disband before selling out.

Band Members: Captain Dragon [Gene Jun] (guitar, percussion, violin, vocals), Hyena Boy [Wes Anderson] (percussion, drums, marimba,vocals, bassoon, trash cans, 1994-98), The Improver [Dan Rathbun] (bass, saw, horn, vocals, trombone, cello), Pin [Nils Frykdahl] (flute,saxaphone, percussion, castanets, vocals, guitar), Chuck Squier (drums, 1985-94) « hide

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