Anarchoi/80's type Hardcore peace punk band from San Diego and play shows about every month in sd....ok, R.T. is Sam-Voice,Chan-Geetar,Colin-Stix,Carlos-4 string! Our main influences are The Germs, Black Flag, Conflict ,CrAss, Oi Polloi, Aus-Rotten, Dirt, AGT, Blatz, Filth, Germs, Flux of Pink Indians, Resist and Exist, Doom, Vitamin X and much more! We currently have a CD out right now named No Strings E. P.enis
Transcript from an Interview with Rigamortis Tortus
Why this name?
Do you play live?
Yeah, I guess, SPECIAL MOMENTS!!!! yeah baby, we got lots
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
If there sexy, yeah ill spank them
OK, it all started in September 2003. Colin and Chan decided to start a band, all we needed was a bassist and a singer. That’s where Mike and Carlos came in. Were started practicing and writing songs and things just clicked!!! We played our first real gig at the Che Cafe in January of 04.Later on Mike quit the band on a count of we offered him a raisen cookie. After that we had met a kid by the name of Sam, and this be the beginning of Rigamortis Tortus! We played a show with Sam at open mic (damn them) and after getting banned,we realized Sam was the man for the job. After practicing with Sam for a couple months, we recorded a six song demo in june of 04.
Germs, Crass, Conflict, Rudimentary Peni, Toy Dolls, Filth, Blatz, Oxymoron, Oi Polloi, Capitalist Casualties, AGT, SUB HUM ANS, Minor Threat, Blitz, The Oppressed, Antidote, Zounds, The Adicts, Reagan Youth, Vitamin X, Aus-Rotten, Disorder, Dead Milkmen, Wasted Youth, Dead Boys, Circle Jerks, Clit 45, Dot Commies, X, D.O.A., Discharge, The Voids, Resist and Exist, Flies and Lice, Grimple, DIRT,A.P.P.L.E., Nausea, Flux of Pink Indians, Doom, Crucifix and some more i guess.
Official Website: http://www.rigamortistortus.cjb.net/
MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/rigamortistortoise