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Dead Milkmen bassist commits suicide

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Against Will, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. I don't know how many people have ever heard of, let alone heard the Dead Milkmen. They weren't a spectacular band, but they were damn good, and there will never be another band like them

  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    sorry to hear that. I have heard "Taking Retards to the Zoo" i believe that was one of their songs right.
  3. lollygagger

    lollygagger Guest

    Mar 11, 2004
    Queensland, Australia
    dead milkman aquired sound.
  4. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    That's terrible. The Dead were great!

    Sing it with me:

    "I don't wanna live on a beach! No!!"

    Goodbye, milkman. Say hi to Beelzebubba for me.
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

  6. Grim.

    I liked the Dead Milkmen. "Bitchin Camaro, Bitchin Camaro, I ran over my neigbor!"
  7. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    ",,,,Got a bitchin Camaro/
    With no insurance to match/
    So when I run you over/
    Be sure not to leave a scratch"

    Was just thinking of that song this morning.........must be some kind of cosmic thing.
  8. I've never heard of this guy, or the band, but any suicide is horrible.

    Poor guy. :(


  9. BustinJustin

    BustinJustin banned

    Sep 12, 2003
    NYC, LI too
    "one eyed, left handed, albino, eskimo girl, she bit me!"

    sad news indeed.

    "fish heads fish heads"
  10. No, Cosmic Thing was the B52's... :D

    Big Lizard was the Dead Milkmen.

    It's a drag, they were cool.

    They taught me that "Doctors and Lawyers and Bankers and Priests are controlled by UFOs!"
  11. secretdonkey


    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    The Milkmen were AWESOME... :bawl:


    Let's have sex with pit bulls, maybe pollute their blood line...

    Jumpin' Jesus on a pogo stick! Everyone knows a burrow owl lives in a hole, in the ground! Why the hell do ya think they call it a burrow owl, anyway!?!

    I asked for Mojo Nixon, they said "he don't work here."

  12. BustinJustin

    BustinJustin banned

    Sep 12, 2003
    NYC, LI too
    Holy cow 90's alt flash back!
  13. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I saw them live a few times, Partied with them once in Asbury Park, NJ at a show my buddy's band opened for them.

    Great Guys, Fun Times.

    I'm sad :(
  14. no4mk1


    Feb 21, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    "I don't have any arms!!!! AAAAAAAHHH!!!"

    This is really sad. The Milkmen were one of my favorites as a kid.

    All the punks are crying today. :(

  15. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Say it ain't so - that's terrible.
  16. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    The Mitten
    They were a fun band when I was a kid...Beach Party Vietnam always stuck in my head for some reason. They said he had severe tendenitous that stopped him from playing and he never found anything else in his life to fill that void. It goes to show how much this means to some people out there.....RIP :bassist:
  17. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    :( :(

  18. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    :( Very sad.
    IMO - The Dead Milkmen were one of the best acts in alternative music, back when there was alternative music. Back in high school my car was known as The Bitchin Camero by most of my friends (even though it wasn't a Camero :rolleyes: ) ...and I think Punk Rock Girl should be required listening for every kid caught with a Blink 182 album (give them a fighting chance at knowing what punk is...)
    Great band. ...and a bassist - one of our own. Sad. R.I.P.
  19. That sux, I grew up listening to those guys. Their music was so fun, truly a one of a kind.
  20. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    i alaways confused them with the dead kennedys, but live and learn. Thats sad.

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