THE von DRATS “DRATSYLVANIA”
Stereo Dynamite Recordings are pleased to announce the signing of surfing crypt keepers: The von Drats. A band so terrifyingly groovy, one listen to their debut album “Dratsylvania” and you’ll be trapped forever under their sonic spell!
Originally hailing from the mysterious Dratsylvania, the band relocated to Toronto in 2005 where their strange appearances (looking like extras from The Addams Family or a cartoon hot rod gang) and creepy, rowdy and kooky high energy surf punk live shows have made them a favorite with the local late, late, LATE(!) night ghastly Go-Go crowd.
The lightning fast long arm of the drums, Leonard von Drat, bids you welcome and keeps everyone in stitches with his rapid fire wit. An uncontrollable wildman, Dave von Drat sets the mood with the spooky sounding Farfisa organ and spastic movements that would even leave old Uncle Fester in shock. The big brother Trevor von Drat quite easily transitions from being a calm and collected surf guitar gentlemen to a garage rock growling life of the party. The werewolf cursed DanO von Drat stares wild eyed and lays down a solid and smooth bass foundation for his savage kin to play over. The youngest brother, Steve von Drat, is a surf guitar sharp-shooter and a reverb tank riding creature that will leave you in disbelief. Add to the mix on most nights, little sister Holly von Drat twisting and shaking everyone into a frenzy – and you’ve got a live experience that you’ll never forget!
Featuring 13 twangy and twisted tunes that should appeal to fans of 60’s surf rock, horror punk, or classic monster movies, Dratsylvania is the soundtrack to the greatest, grooviest, demons-on-dirtbikes film you’ve never seen.
TRACKLISTING: 1.) Dratsylvania 2.) Phantom Chop 3.) Theme For Woo Kee Tsao 4.) Strachen Steve 5.) Torso Alley 6.) Zip Code 7.) Instant Soup (Just Add Soup) 8.) Catch Fire 9.) Cemetary Stomp 10.) Tube City 11.) Los Tigres Del Norte(s) 12.) Manglers And Stranglers 13.) Return To Dratsylvania