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Bone Idol

Bone Idol

Bone Idol

Bone Idol from Burnham-on-Sea got their name by thinking it up! You can listen to some of their tracks - which they describe as Bone Idol rock (!) - by clicking on the audio links on the right of this page.

Who are Bone Idol?

Adam on lead vocals and guitars, Rich on drums, Monty on bass, and Nick on lead guitar.

Where in Somerset are you from?

Burnham-on-Sea

Bone Idol

When did you form?

In 2004

How did you get together?

We were all friends, and we decided to form a band.

How would you describe your music?

  • Drums pound with a hard, fast punk-beat, with Keith Moon-esque improv.
  • Basslines are a fusion of Clash/Muse/Rage, with a sprinkle of the almighty Flea
  • Guitars wail punk-ska-rock riffs til your ears bleed
  • Vocals must be heard to be believed

This combines to make an awesome fun, bouncy, ska punk-style.

Bone Idol

Listen, love, and be Boned!

How did the band gets its name?

We thought it up.

Who are your musical influences?

Punk/rock/grunge/ska/funk/alternative.

We have lots of influences, both individual and collectively.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

Probably the whole Czech tour.

Where would you most like to play?

At the new Wembley.

Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself

All the songs that we recorded in February 2006 sound completely different.

last updated: 12/02/2008 at 09:52
created: 05/03/2006

Have Your Say

Have you heard Bone Idol play? What do you think of them?

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me
amazing, seriously amazing lol! i love these guys, the songs are all so good that i can't pick a favourite! i have seen many bands and none are anywhere near as good as these guys! and they are pretty good to look at aswell hehe loves you all!

mayo man
i dont hnow them personally but ive heard them rock and man they do it good

Crazy
From what I hear they play music of a somewhat ferocious nature.

Liam
Yeah, definately a good band. Not enough gigs though guys !!!

Sam
Bone Idol must be seen to be believed... You will listen, love and let them 'bone' you!

Rich
Marvellous! Bloody marvellous!

Nat
This band are absolutely wicked! They ROCK

Dave K
Best band I've seen in ages! Awesome

Derek
These guys rock!!

killer
they had me dancing like a fool, very good,would personally travel up to 18 miles to see them.

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