JPT Scare Band
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JPT Scare Band is an American rock band. It took its name from its members first initials and their "scary" acid rock sound. Although the band did not release their first album until the early 1990s, they had formed in the early 1970s and made numerous recordings on a reel to reel tape deck in a basement.
JPT Scare Band
|Origin||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Genres||Hard rock, heavy metal, psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues rock|
Songs from the album, Sleeping Sickness, went into fairly heavy rotation on FM stations WFMU and WNYU in New York, which played a major role in dredging JPT up from the depths of total obscurity. The band was featured in an article in the March 2007 issue of Classic Rock Magazine titled, "The Lost Pioneers of Heavy Metal".
The three original members of the band are still active, having released two albums on their own Kung Bomar Records label. A third album was released on the Kung Bomar label, Halloween of 2009, called Rumdum Daddy.
- Sleazegrinder (March 2007). "The Lost Pioneers of Heavy Metal". Classic Rock.
- 10 Essential Proto-Metal Albums Archived 2012-09-20 at the Wayback Machine Referenced July 27, 2010
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-12-28. Retrieved 2009-10-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- https://www.amazon.com/Sleeping-Sickness-JPT-Scare-Ban Jeffd/dp/B0023G462M/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1239073546&sr=8-10