The X-Men (band)


The X-Men (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = The X-Men


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Origin = Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
Genre = Punk

Years_active = 1983–1989, 2007-present
Label = Buy Our Records

URL =http://www.myspace.com/thexmen
Current_members = Greg Gory
Jack "The Hinge" Pitzer Dave DeSantis Rafe Levinore
Past_members = Steve Glatzer
Jo-Jo Albano

The X-Men is an American punk band based in the Jersey Shore area of New Jersey. Consisting of members of the legendary band Chronic Sick, as well as Dave DeSantis of The Secret Syde and Laughing Soupdish.

In 1986, the X-Men released a self-titled album.

The X-Men were featured on the Mutha Records compilation CD, "Bands Only A Mutha Could Love."

The band was an opening act for Blondie, and has performed with Bruce Springsteen.

In the February 2007 issue of "Upstage Magazine", guitarist Jack Pitzer announced that the band is back in the studio recording a follow up CD to their first album. According to Dave DeSantis, the reunited group is planning a large tour for winter 2007.

Discography

* "X-Men" LP (Buy Our Records, 1986)
* "Bands Only A Mutha Could Love" compilation (Mutha Records, 1988)
* untitled project (2007)

Links

* [http://www.myspace.com/thexmen The X-Men] on MySpace
* [http://www.upstagemagazine.com/articles/getarticle-new.php?ID=4410 Upstage Magazine: X-Men Release Long Awaited CD]
* [http://www.ahherald.com/content/view/1255/2/ Atlantic Highlands Herald Interview With Dave DeSantis]


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