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The Homeless Sexuals

Davit Buck: Vocals | Chris Henry: Guitar (electric) | Alan Stewart: Bass guitar | Mark Hernandez: Drums

Genre: Metal | Hardcore, Punk

Sound description: Crazy balls-to-the-padded-walls punk.

RIYL: The Vaginals, Scarlet Symphony, Flipper, Dead Kennedys, Jesus Lizard, Scratch Acid, the Cows, the Birthday Party, the Doors, Sixfthick, Penthouse

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Synoposis

Inception: San Diego, 2003

Ex-Band Members: Rob Logic, Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) Adam, Drums Drewser, Bass guitar Travis Poe, Bass guitar, Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) Timmy Helton, Drums Joe Fabri, Guitar (electric) Chris Carroll, Drums Raul, Drums Clay Conway, Drums Adam Crisis, Drums Zane Comina, Guitar (electric) Louie Martinez, Drums

Influences: Iggy Pop & the Stooges, Pere Ubu, Flipper, the Dead Kennedys, Scratch Acid, Meat Puppets, Wurm, MC5, Surgery, Blind Idiot God, Die Kruezen, Halo of Flies, the Plasmatics, Mudhoney, Rapeman, Roky Erickson, Helios Creed, Chrome, Patti Smith, the Doors, Greenriver, God Bullies, Shellac, Neurosis, Mother Love Bone, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Oingo Boingo, Jesus Lizard, Butthole Surfers, AC/DC

Background:

"Some people tell me, 'No way I'm hanging out in a fag bar to see a punk rock show,' " says Davit Buck of the Homeless Sexuals, who used to appear frequently at Hillcrest's Brass Rail. "I can see how some people might think it's a gay show, since the flyer has a shirtless...dude in a blue g-string...but we personally love women, probably too much."

For awhile, Buck was booking Thursday punk showcases at the club. "My original plan was to include a dominatrix or a burlesque troupe."

Buck says he's been mistaken for a homosexual before, which doesn't bother him.

"I performed in San Francisco in pink little girl's underwear and white stripper gloves, and a guy called me a fag and wanted to fight me. It made me laugh to be called a fag in San Francisco.... Yeah, I perform in diapers and pajamas and do things that the average person might consider gay, but if you're not a fag, then seeing the Homeless Sexuals play at a gay bar in Hillcrest ain't gonna change you one bit. And, if it does, then you should thank us for setting you free."

After an extended hiatus, the Homeless Sexuals reunited its 2005 lineup for several early 2010 shows. “I’m kinda on rock ’n’ roll probation,” says Buck. “If I break any equipment, the other guys will quit again. I do understand their concerns. You work on songs, practice for years, and then onstage the singer runs around naked, smacking his wiener on the cymbals… I even destroyed a guitar amp by climbing on top and spilling beer into it.”

Buck claims to have difficulty doing a “normal rock show. It’s hard for me because once the music starts I just black out and go into that weird world. Even at practice the other night, I accidentally kicked the mike into the guitarist’s teeth.”

The band splintered again in late 2010, with Buck going on to form a new band, Zillion Happy Volts. Other members went on to play with Mice and Death Crisis. Within a couple of years, however, the Homeless Sexuals were again recording and turning up around town.

An all-new group of Homeless Sexuals backed singer Davit Buck when they debuted June 29, 2013, at Soda Bar. “I’m still friends with everyone in the old band,” says Buck. “Poe emailed me...says he wasn’t into playing guitar anymore. Rob Logic [guitar] quit to concentrate on the bar business and is booking shows at Bancroft in Spring Valley, where Poe bartends on Saturdays. Chris Menna [drums] is busy teaching music to high school students. That’s his priority.”

New Homeless Sexuals included guitarist Chris Henry (Screamin’ Yeehaws), drummer Tim Helton (ex–Coda Reactor), and bassist Alan Stewart with guitarist Joe Fabri (both of Media Control). “The old lineup never practiced,” says Buck. “I think we had maybe two practices in five years. The new lineup, we do four-hour practices once a week.”

Drummer Chris Carrol (formerly of the Old In Out) replaced Tim Helton in early 2014, with the band playing the Casbah for the first time in eight years on May 4. “Last time we were booked there was with Battalion of Saints, and I got arrested and couldn't make the show.” says Buck. Shortly after the Casbah show, Carrol left the band.

A new five-song cassette demo was released in February 2018, Full Contact Rock 'N' Roll, with a revised lineup featuring Davit Buck with Chris Henry (guitar), Alan Stewart (bass), and Louie Martinez (drums).

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Current line up Davit Buck Vocals

Chris Henry Guitar

Alan Stewart Bass

Louie Martinez Drums

Jan. 29, 2018

5 song Cassette Demo coming soon Feb 2018

Jan. 29, 2018

5 new Homeless Sexuals songs

Jan. 29, 2018

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