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Whipping Boy

The band formed in 1988, and their first live performance was at a 21st birthday party in Edenberry, where they performed cover versions of songs by the Fall and the Velvet Underground.

Originally named Lolita and the Whipping Boy, the name was shortened when their female guitarist found left the group. The band was reduced to McKee (vocals), Paul Page (guitar), Colm Hassett (drums) and Myles McDonnell bass.

The band released their first two EPs for the independent Cheree label, The Whipping Boy EP in 1990 and I Think I Miss You EP in 1991. In 1992 they released ...read more

The band formed in 1988, and their first live performance was at a 21st birthday party in Edenberry, where they performed cover versions of songs by the Fall and the Velvet Underground.

Originally named Lolita and the Whipping Boy, the name was shortened when their female guitarist found left the group. The band was reduced to McKee (vocals), Paul Page (guitar), Colm Hassett (drums) and Myles McDonnell bass.

The band released their first two EPs for the independent Cheree label, The Whipping Boy EP in 1990 and I Think I Miss You EP in 1991. In 1992 they released their debut album Submarine in 1992.

Whipping Boy's major label debut, Heartworm, appeared in 1994 and was greeted with glowing reviews. However the band failed to generate sales over seas over seas and they were dropped by their label.

They planned to release their third album on an independent label but split after a rift in the band. The album finally surfaced in 00, the band reformed to play a hand full of dates in Ireland in 05 « hide

Similar Bands: My Bloody Valentine, Sonic Youth, Lou Reed, Velvet Underground, Smiths

Whipping Boy
2000

4
1 Votes
Heart Worm
1995

4.4
10 Votes
Other
1995

Submarine
1992

3.8
4 Votes

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