The Warlocks

There have been at least 3 bands under the name of The Warlocks. 1. A neo-psychedelic rock band 2. An early name of Grateful Dead 3. ...show more

There have been at least 3 bands under the name of The Warlocks. 1. A neo-psychedelic rock band 2. An early name of Grateful Dead 3.

An early name of The Velvet Underground 1. The Warlocks are an American rock band based out of Los Angeles. Their music has been defined as neo-psychedelia, but much of it spans multiple genres. After forming in 1999, the ever-changing personnel of The Warlocks meant that the band had already toured nineteen different members before it was slimmed to the classic seven-piece outfit that established their reputation.

Consisting of Bobby Hecksher (Vocals/Guitar), J.C. Rees (guitar), Ryan McBride (guitar), Jenny Fraser (Bass), Laura Grigsby (Tambourine/Keys), Bob Mustachio (Drums) and Jason Anchondo (Drums) - their two drummers with four guitarists formation produced a relentless, hypnotic wall of sound that suggested a collision between classic psychedelia, krautrock and The Velvet Underground-style rock and roll. Front man Bobby Hecksher grew up in the swamps of Tampa Bay, Florida where he was practically raised at a radio station owned his Grandfather and where his mum also worked as a secretary. As a result Bobby was soon eating and breathing rock'n'roll on a daily basis. ...show less