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Fing

RIYL

Modest Mouse, the Faint, Beck, Prince, Cake, Led Zep, Talking Heads, Gorgoroth, Cradle of Filth, the Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, Fantomas, Barry White

Inception

San Diego , 2006

Influences

Mike Patton, Tom Waits, Prince, Glen Danzig, Danny Elfman

Discography

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Fing, a North Park electronic/funk/rock band, started out as a hardcore band.

“I met James [Balmer, bassist] at the ashram at Pacific Beach,” says lead singer Pascal Dickinson. “He was a Hare Krishna devotee. He lived there for three years. We both worked at Dr. Jefe’s [piercing studio] from 1999 to 2000.”

The two played in a local rap-core band named Swan. Dickinson decided he was finished with the Tool school of rock in 2005 and formed Fing with guitarist Brannon Blosser. Bassist Balmer followed Dickinson. Drummer Joe Fing is classically trained and has performed with orchestras.

Fing released their 11-song CD Making Love with Fear in 2007. As of 2008, bassist Balmer has been replaced by Josh.

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