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The Lurks

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Genre: Punk rock

Sound description: Rootsy rock ’n’ roll, with a punk-rock edge

RIYL: Social Distortion, Supersuckers, Agent Orange, NY Dolls, Misfits

E-mail: [email protected]


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Fall of 2006, the trio known as The Lurks emerged from the ashes of The Pharaohs, when singer/guitarist Quint Olsen and bassist Rick Keever found themselves running ads for a new third member. Villain, a scene veteran who can tell firsthand stories of old-school desert shows, came calling.

Ultimately, it's Olsen’s songwriting—a blend of early-era Social Distortion bar punk, Del Fuegos-style roots-rock and some Johnny Cash twang (he also fronts alt-country outfit Quint & The Cowpunk Calamity)—that sets The Lurks apart from most of their peers.



2006Las Vegas, NV


Social Distortion, Supersuckers, MC5, The Ramones, The Misfits, Jonny Thunders

Current status

Local Shows, New CD


Album cover Avoid Lurks 2009  
  Live From Freakin' Frog    

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