The Plastic Pals / Bio

”Tighter than Willy Deville´s crocodile boots.”
(Anders Tapola, Swedish paper Smålandsposten)

"These guys rock, in the vanguard of what seems to be a paisley Viking invasion, still wielding axes but these days they are plugged in and making glorious noises" (Rob Ellen, The Medicine Show, www.themedicineshow.eu)

Magic melodies with a dark edge. Manna from guitar heaven for friends and fans of The Long Ryders, The Dream Syndicate, Flamin´ Groovies, The Velvets and Television. New album Turn The Tide (produced by Chris Cacavas, ex Green on Red/Giant Sand) released February 6th 2013 on Polythene Records. In Sweden and Europe distributed via Record Heaven and in the USA via Kool Kat Musik.

* On 3 Best of 2013 lists at http://www.rootsy.nu
*Toured New York/New Jersey November 2013.
* Toured Sweden with Chris Cacavas October 2013.
* Played International Pop Overthrow at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, 2013.
* Opened for Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 in Stockholm, 2010.
* Opened for The New Christs in Halden, Norway, 2009.
* Opened for Chuck Prophet in Stockholm, 2009.
* Played Long Ryders with Sid Griffin at Paisley Underground event hosted by magazine Bucketfull of Brains in London, 2008.
*Spin Magazine/Sonicbids pick for WFNX Radio, Boston January 2009.
*Airplay on WFMU (New Jersey), BBC6, among others.

General Info

Band Members
Hakan Soold - vocals/guitar, Anders Sahlin - guitar, Olov Oqvist - drums, Bengt Alm - bass
Artist Name
The Plastic Pals
Profile Page
Rock / Psychedelic Garage-punk / Paisley Underground

Contact Info

Stockholm, SE

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