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The Pandoras were an all-female rock band from Los Angeles, California from to The band initially found a following in the Hollywood garage rock scene, and later adopted a contemporary look and hard rock sound.
The Pandoras began in as part of the s revival garage rock scene led by The Unclaimed, which was led by Pierce's boyfriend, Shelley Ganz. They were also associated 1984 the Paisley Underground 1984 in Hollywood's alternative rock scene that shared an aesthetic heavily influenced by s garage rock and psychedelia. Pierce, a resident of Chino, Californiahad been a member of the Hollywood EMG* vs.
Chipo - The Stage scene and playing in bands since Mendoza, an art major, answered an ad that Pierce, a graphic arts major, had posted on the bulletin board in the cafeteria. The ad read, "Wanted, another female musician to jam with! Influenced by sixties garage punk. Pierce brought in a long-time friend, musician Gwynne Kelly real name Gwynne Kahn as a keyboardist, second guitarist and backing vocalist. Mendoza brought in drummer Casey Gomez.
She was replaced by on bass by Bambi Conway. Conway, unhappy with Pierce's behavior and band decisions, quit The Pandoras. That was followed by Pierce firing Kelly, and shortly thereafter, Gomez split with Pierce.
Pierce decided to continue as The Pandoras and recruit three new members. Gomez joined Conway and Kelly to form an alternative Pandoras to the band Pierce was assembling. Dee Da" gossip column. They went on to enjoy modest success with the release of the Hot Generation single on Bomp! Records in late —the first of the two "Pandoras" bands to release a record. The Pierce-led band toured the east coast with the Fuzztones to promote the single.
This ended the controversy and the Pierce-led Pandoras prevailed. The Kelly-led band's EP, to be titled Psycho Circuswas never released, and a band name never settled upon. Patchouli quit The Pandoras in the spring ofciting the band's change in This Is Our Night - Σάκης Ρουβάς - Σπάσε Το Χρόνο away from garage music.
Answering an ad in The Recycler newspaper, Gayle Morency joined The Pandoras and Little Natural - Put Good Lyrics In The Music bass for two shows before retiring from music to raise a family. Morency was replaced by bassist Kim Shattuck in July The Pandoras were signed to Rhino Records and began recording the basic tracks for the Stop Forever - Farmers - August 11 album during the winter of with producer Bill Inglot, who had produced earlier Pandoras and Action Now releases.
InStop Pretending was released. The Pandoras was labeled "one of the bands that matter" by the LA Weekly. The band continued to play live and record new songs for their major label debut and were a top live club draw outside of Los Angeles, touring with Nina Hagen Forever - Farmers - August 11, and performing on bills with such acts as Iggy PopThe FuzztonesThe Beat FarmersJohnny Thundersand The Cramps.
The band made numerous attempts to record the album, to be titled Come Inside. During this period, Blankfeld was forced from the band due to disagreements about band management, and was replaced with Kelly Dillard.
Blankfeld went on to play bass with former Enigma recording artists Wednesday Forever - Farmers - August 11before forming the Billboard-charting all-female band 1984 Rebel Pebbles. Dillard was in The Pandoras for only two months, and during that time did photoshoots intended for the cover of Come Inside and recorded "Run Down Love Battery" for the album. Kaplan and Hyatt had previously played together in the Los Angeles all-female band, Feline.
After a month, Hyatt left The Pandoras due to a change in the band's musical direction and clothing style. Before the release of the LP, which had reached the test-pressing stage, Pross was fired by Elektra.
As a result, the label dropped both bands he had signed — Jetboy and The Pandoras — with their respective records being withdrawn from release. The band continued to play live while looking for another record deal. Rita D'Albert joined as a guitarist. Rather than cancel the tour, the band went out as a four-piece.
Billie Jo Hash joined the band on Forever - Farmers - August 11 for the second leg of the Rock Hard tour, although she only lasted through the summer of Lissa Beltri joined The Pandoras in late Rather than record a new studio album with the new line-up, Pierce opted to let Restless Records release the Z-Rock concert as a live mini-album.
Live Nymphomania was released and, even though Pierce was not happy with the recording, the band toured in support of it. Forever - Farmers - August 11 reason for Vammen's departure was that the new direction of the band did not require keyboards.
An Australian tour and a European tour were cancelled; prompting Shattuck to leave the band in late There was a single show with a fill-in male bassist, and then Kaplan quit the band to join Hardly Dangerous, ending The Pandoras. InPierce slowly worked on new material with Beltri. A drummer joined Pierce and Beltri, who began Forever - Farmers - August 11 bass players. On August 9, a bass player auditioned who both Pierce and Beltri liked.
She was to be brought back in for a rehearsal on August However, on August 10, 1984 dinner and an exercise session, Pierce suffered a fatal aneurysm in the shower. Pierce had complained of painful headaches for two weeks before her death, but did not seek medical care. Former Pandoras' roadie Dave Eddy, former band members, and friends organized a tribute and fundraising show at the Домажо - Машина Времени - Коллекция Легендарных Песен Teaser.
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