The Gulag Carnies

Robert T. Laffoon: Guitar (electric), Vocals | Mike McNaughton: Guitar (electric) | Smitty: Bass guitar | Nick Morales: Drums

Genre: Punk, Rock

Sound description: The band describes its sound as "good old-fashioned rock music, with a dance groove, and a punk-rock attitude."

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Inception: San Diego, 2008

Influences: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Against Me!, Bright Eyes, Rage Against the Machine, the Alkaline Trio, Tupac, the Minutemen, the Matches, Thrice, the Strokes


The Gulag Carnies were started by Mike and Smitty. They started by throwing out ideas for songs, before coming across Robert Laffoon. A few drummers later, they landed on Nick and now gig consistently, looking to break it.

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