The Zeros - THE ZEROS

Formed: Chula Vista, California, USA

This lot reformed in the early '90s, and released three LPs in that decade, as well as a bunch of singles.

__________________________________________________________________________

Lineup 1 (1976-1978):

Javier Escovedo - vocals, guitar
Robert Lopez - guitar, vocals
Hector Penalosa - bass, vocals
Baba Chenelle - drums

Hector Penalosa left to join F-Word, for a short while. Escovedo also played with The Nuns during this period.

Lineup 2 (1978):

Javier Escovedo - vocals, guitar
Robert Lopez - guitar, vocals
Guy Lopez - bass, vocals
Baba Chenelle - drums

Lopez went on to play with Extremes, The Johnnys and then Catholic Discipline before reinventing himself as El Vez.

Lineup 3 (1978 - 1981):

Javier Escovedo - vocals, guitar
Hector Penalosa - bass, vocals
Baba Chenelle - drums

Recorded: They Say That (Everything's Alright) in 1980. After this Penalosa played with The Wolverines and Flying Color; Baba joined Wire Train, Ministry of Truth, The Back Stabbers and MC And The Monster. Escovedo formed The True Believers, joined The Lost and currently enjoys a solo career.

__________________________________________________________________________

DISCOGRAPHY

Subsequent studio albums: Knockin' Me Dead (1994), Over The Sun (1995), Right Now! (1999).

Singles & Albums

The Zeros - Don't Push Me AroundDon't Push Me Around (7", 1977)

The Zeros - Wild Weekend / Beat Your Heart OutWild Weekend / Beat Your Heart Out (7", 1978)

The Zeros - They Say That (Everything's Alright)They Say That (Everything's Alright) (7", 1980)

Extraneous Releases

The Zeros - The ZerosThe Zeros (7", 1989)

The Zeros - Don't Push Me AroundDon't Push Me Around (Rare & Unreleased Classic From '77) (LP/CD, 1991)

The Zeros - Main Street Brat Main Street Brat (7", 2010)

Various Artists

The Best Of Bomp - Volume One US LP 1978 (Bomp!): Wimp

Who Put The Bomp? UK 2xLP 1979 (London/Bomp!): Wimp

We're Desperate - The L.A. Scene (1976-79) US CD 1993 (Rhino): Don't Push Me Around

Live From The Masque US CD 2003 (Dionysus): Cosmetic Couple / Lay Off

Jon Savage Presents Black Hole (Californian Punk 1977-80) UK CD 2010 (Domino): WIMP / Beat Your Heart Out

__________________________________________________________________________

Links

 

 

 

You can add stuff and make comments/corrections by emailing me at:

jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

COMMENTS

Back To Top