April 26, 1990 |
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.
December 15, 1989 |
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.
November 30, 1989 |
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.