The Hippos were an American rock band formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California, and disbanded in 2002. During the band's lifetime they released 3 full-length albums. Their early work is best classified as part of the third wave of ska music, or as ska-punk, though in the later years of their career the band transitioned to a more pop rock sound utilizing synthesizers.
The Hippos formed in Los Angeles, California in 1995 with a lineup of Ariel Rechtshaid on vocals and guitar, James Bairian on bass, Louis Castle on trumpet, Rich Zahniser and Danny Rukasin on trombones, and Kyle Briggs on drums. This lineup would remain virtually unchanged throughout the band's career. They self-released a cassette demo entitled Attack of the Killer Cheese and began playing shows around southern California, establishing themselves amongst a prolific ska scene including bandsЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Forget the World [1997, альбом]
- Heads Are Gonna Roll [24.08.1999, альбом]
- The Hippos [11.11.2003, альбом]