The Bill (band)


The Bill (band)

The Bill is a Polish punk rock band, formed in 1988 by Artur "Soko" Soczewica, in the Polish town of Pionki. The band's name is pronounced in a similar way to the Polish word 'debil', which in English means 'moron'. The Bill played several times at the Jarocin Festival and The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity finales.

The band ceased performing in 1996, but have never formally disbanded.

Band members

*Jacek "Szmery" Szulikowski - drumset (1988-1989)
*Dariusz "Kefir" Śmietanka - guitars, vocals
*Robert "Mielony" Mielniczuk - drumset (1989 onwards)
*Artur "Soko" Soczewica - bass guitar, vocals (left band after "I give you fire" album in 1996)
*Dariusz "Skóra" Stawski - vocals (Played with the band, but was never an official member)
*"Jędrek" - guitar (2000 - 2005)
*"Ludek" - bass guitar (2000 - 2005)

Current band members (since 2005)

*Dariusz "Kefir" Śmietanka - guitar,vocal
*Robert "Mielony" Mielniczuk - drumset
*Maciej "McKurczak" Stępień - bass guitar , vocal

Discography

*1993 - "The Biut" (pronounced similar to 'debiut' meaning 'debut')
*1994 - "Początek Końca" (The Beginning of the End)
*1995 - "Sex 'N' Roll"
*2000 - "Daję wam ogień" (I give you fire) - recorded in 1996, but not released until 2000
*2007 - "Niech tańczą aniołowie" (Let the angels dance)

External links

* [http://www.thebill.pl/ Official website dedicated to the band(in Polish)]


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