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January 19, 1991 | MIKE BOEHM
Gherkin Raucous will play a reunion show tonight at Crawford's in Lakewood, then the band's three remaining original members will jet to London to "hang out" with Rat Scabies, former leader of the early British punk band, the Damned. "We might do some recording there. It depends on how things go," said Gherkin's guitarist, Warren Fitzgerald, who also plays in the Vandals. "We're going there basically on a vacation, but something might come of it."
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January 19, 1991 | MIKE BOEHM
Gherkin Raucous will play a reunion show tonight at Crawford's in Lakewood, then the band's three remaining original members will jet to London to "hang out" with Rat Scabies, former leader of the early British punk band, the Damned. "We might do some recording there. It depends on how things go," said Gherkin's guitarist, Warren Fitzgerald, who also plays in the Vandals. "We're going there basically on a vacation, but something might come of it."
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February 26, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM, Leveque is a free-lance writer living in Lindenwold, N.J
From the outset, Gherkin Raucous was a band designed to make an immediate impression. There was, for starters, the name: How many rock groups are named after a variety of pickle? The band's pedigree was certainly in order: All four Gherkins had previously played in bands that had built followings in the Orange County rock scene. The sound? A proven crowd-grabber: heavy metal with booming beats, authoritative banshee-wail vocals and mercurial guitar solos.
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April 26, 1990 | MIKE BOEHM
After two years as one of the most popular draws on the Orange County original rock scene, Gherkin Raucous is playing its farewell show Friday night at Foul Play in Huntington Beach. Drummer Miles Gillett's decision to return to his native New Zealand next month is the immediate cause of the breakup, although the other members said that musical differences and the band's inability to land a recording deal played a role in Gillett's departure and in their own decision not to continue.
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April 26, 1990 | MIKE BOEHM
After two years as one of the most popular draws on the Orange County original rock scene, Gherkin Raucous is playing its farewell show Friday night at Foul Play in Huntington Beach. Drummer Miles Gillett's decision to return to his native New Zealand next month is the immediate cause of the breakup, although the other members said that musical differences and the band's inability to land a recording deal played a role in Gillett's departure and in their own decision not to continue.
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December 15, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM
Gherkin Raucous, a local, satiric rock band, has extricated itself from the pickle it got itself into with management of the Coach House. The county's leading concert club, the Coach House, had banned the popular rockers from further performances because of the obscene and critical comments that the band had made about the club on stage during a Nov. 25 show.
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November 30, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gherkin Raucous, one of the most popular up-and-coming bands on the Orange County rock scene, has been banned from playing at the Coach House, the area's most prominent rock club, because of sarcastic and allegedly obscene comments about the club that one of the band's members made from the stage Saturday night. Headlining at the Coach House for the first time after two previous appearances as an opening act, "they went on stage and said, 'Everybody throw your money at the bartender.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 15, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM
Gherkin Raucous, a local, satiric rock band, has extricated itself from the pickle it got itself into with management of the Coach House. The county's leading concert club, the Coach House, had banned the popular rockers from further performances because of the obscene and critical comments that the band had made about the club on stage during a Nov. 25 show.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 30, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gherkin Raucous, one of the most popular up-and-coming bands on the Orange County rock scene, has been banned from playing at the Coach House, the area's most prominent rock club, because of sarcastic and allegedly obscene comments about the club that one of the band's members made from the stage Saturday night. Headlining at the Coach House for the first time after two previous appearances as an opening act, "they went on stage and said, 'Everybody throw your money at the bartender.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 1989 | MIKE BOEHM, Leveque is a free-lance writer living in Lindenwold, N.J
From the outset, Gherkin Raucous was a band designed to make an immediate impression. There was, for starters, the name: How many rock groups are named after a variety of pickle? The band's pedigree was certainly in order: All four Gherkins had previously played in bands that had built followings in the Orange County rock scene. The sound? A proven crowd-grabber: heavy metal with booming beats, authoritative banshee-wail vocals and mercurial guitar solos.
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