Trotsky Icepick

Members of Trotsky Icepick: Jason Kahn, John Rosewall, Kjehl Johansen, Vitus Mataré
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Discography of Trotsky Icepick:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Poison Summer 13 Audio 1989 SST Records
2 In 'Poison Summer' 14 Audio 1989 SST Records
3 Baby 15 Audio 1988 SST Records
4 El Kabong 12 Audio 1989 SST Records
5 Poison Summer 11 Audio 1986 Old Scratch
6 El Kabong 14 Audio 1989 SST Records
7 In 'Poison Summer' 15 Audio 1989 SST Records
8 Poison Summer 13 Audio 1989 SST Records
9 El Kabong 11 Audio 1989-07-00 SST Records
10 The Ultraviolet Catastrophe 12 Audio SST Records
11 Hot Pop Hello 15 Audio 1994 SST Records
12 The Ultraviolet Catastrophe 12 Audio 1991 SST Records
13 This Perfect Day/(I'm) Stranded 2 Audio 1992 Calamari Sound
14 Hot Pop Hello 14 Audio 1994 SST Records
15 Poison Summer 13 Audio 1989 SST Records
16 The Ultraviolet Catastrophe 12 Audio 1991 SST Records


Los Angeles post punk band formed by Vitus Mataré and Kjehl Johansen in 1986, following the demise of The Last and 100 Flowers. Named for the murder weapon used to kill Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, the band's first release [i]Poison Summer[/i] came under the name Danny and the Doorknobs. Trotsky Icepick released seven albums in an eight-year span; the first two on Vitus Mataré's label, Old Scratch Grammophon, five on [a=Greg Ginn]'s label, [l=SST Records].

Members throughout the years: Kjehl Johansen (guitar/bass/vocals, ex-100 Flowers/Urinals), [a=Vitus Mataré] (guitar/flute/piano/organ/keyboards/vocals/producer, formally 100 Flowers/Urinals producer, ex-Last), John Frank (drums, formally of The Last), Jamie Lennon (keyboards), [a=Jason Kahn] (drums, ex-Leaving Trains/Downey Mildew/[a=Universal Congress Of]), [a=John Rosewall] (bass/guitar/producer, formally of The Last), [a=John Talley-Jones] (vocals/bass/guitar, ex-100 Flowers/Urinals/[a=Radwaste]/[a=Vena Cava]), [a=Mike Patton (2)] (bass, formerly of [a=Middle Class, The]), Skippy Glogovac (drums), [a=Hunter Crowley] (drums, ex-Last).


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