During the recording-sessions for "Six feet down, two fingers up", the band was contacted by the german label " People like you Records (sublabel to Century Media Records).and in the summer of '99 The Bones signed the contract. The rock'n'roll circus was about to take off! Not content with this they also signed with german booking-agency, MAD. This crazy carousel made way for their first full-length album "Screwed, blued and tattooed" which, in turn, resulted in the band touring all over Europe gaining new fans wherever they went. The Bones was rattling the cage, making some noise In the spring of 2002 The Bones released their second album "Bigger than Jesus", again the guys recorded at the PAMA-studio backed-up by "People like you".
Great reviews were echoing from all over Europe but the album also attracted some great feedback from the U.S. Touring has continued and the band has headlined several festivals and toured arenas together with Die Toten Hosen. Live The Bones have also supported bands like D.A.D, U.S. Bombs for a whole european tour, shared stages with Motörhead, Roger Miret & The Disasters, 999, Angelic Upstarts, Cockney Rejects and so on...
As you can see this is band a that play to live and live to play - down to the bone! The Bones are also a Japanese hardcore punk band that existed in the mid 1980's. They released only one 4 song EP, titled In A Sick Society! There is also a New Zealand Ska/Jazz band called 'The 'Bones', based on the nickname most jazz musicians refer to a trombone as. They arefrom Dunedin. Read more on Last.fm.
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