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  • Type: Band
  • Hometown: Chico, CA
  • Active: Unknown - Unknown
  • Number of gigs played: 2
  • Number of other acts played with: 4
Sceneroller, The Downsiders, Chris Cloward, Cole Marquis, Keith Foust, Jeff Tracy
About This Act

From  Bite Me Fan Boy: 

The Downsiders were Chico, California’s Nirvana and Sonic Youth all rolled into one. The band, started by San Francisco musician Cole Marquis (vocals/guitar) also included Chris Cloward (vocals/bass), Jeff Tracy (guitar) and Keith Foust (drums).

Live, their twisted brand of garage rock, a mélange of psychedelia and folk-punk combined with sheer garage energy proved popular with just about everyone: punkers, alterna-kids, hippies, frat dudes and sorority chicks


but their popularity wasn’t limited to Chico, as several successful cross-country tours proved. A talented band, had they stayed together another year or two they might have risen to the top of the Sub Pop sparked underground explosion.

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