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Gimme Drugs

 
       

Genres: Alternative / Grunge / Powerpop

Location: Jersey Shore, NJ

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Members: Jesse Skokos - Dave DePalma - Justin Cochrane - Tim Churchman

For the Jersey Shore's alt quartet Gimme Drugs -vocalist/ guitarist Jesse Skokos, backing vocals/percussion Dave DePalma, bassist Justin Cochrane and drummer Tim Churchman- it's all about good songwriting. Though these guys have had their salad days in punk bands, with Churchman formerly of NJ-based pop-punk outfit Let It Burn and Cochrane of Virginia's post-hardcore stalwarts Fairweather, Gimme Drugs is a different animal. Like a gnarled mixture of their former bands, plus a heavy dose of country, grunge and alt-rock, the infectious melodies are sad, dirty and slow-burning, the rhythms subtle and well-paced, and the storytelling-styled dark humor from main songwriter and lyricist Skokos ("I smoke cigarettes and write music, and I'm pretty good at 'em both") are lighthearted, funny, honest and complex, making Gimme Drugs feel like a missing Sub-Pop band from the '90s and perfectly poised for indie fans today to latch on to.

 

 
 
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