The Compulsions

Rank #14 US New York, NY Blues / Punk / Rock


  • Rob Carlyle Vocals
  • Frank Ferrer Drums
  • Richard Fortus Guitar
  • Sami Yaffa Bass
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Sounds Like: The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, New York Dolls, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith

Label: Compulsions Records

Bio: The Compulsions are Rob Carlyle on lead vocal and rhythm guitar with lead guitarist Richard Fortus and drummer Frank "Thunderchucker" Ferrer, both from the recharged Guns N' Roses, as well as bassist Sami Yaffa from seminal bands Hanoi Rocks and the revamped New York Dolls.

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“The Compulsions have that dirty rock sound that not enough bands seem to have these days.”
—  Alice Cooper, Nights With Alice Cooper
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Q: Way looking forward to next release currently in the works so I have heard, cuz I got a tease in the mail. I've been liking the country fried songs I already got. Goal for release is 2014?
A: Hi Kittay and thanx for the kind words! We're in the process of writing and recording the new record and it's been going great so far. If you've liked our previous output, we think you'll like the new stuff, too. More rock 'n' roll for ya! We hope to have another update for everyone soon! Goal for release? No date yet. We're just gonna keep workin' 'til we're satisfied! Keep rockin', Kittay and please keep in touch!!!

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