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Spare Change

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11.23.2001 - Che Cafe

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Chicago, United States (1989 – present)

There are 2 bands called Spare Change — 1) Chicago 1989 - Current; 2) San Diego 1996-2005

1) Spare Change (Chicago) 1989 - Current — quoted from their Official sites: “Spare Change is a / (with influences) Band from Chicago, Illinois since 1989. Through their many line-up changes and tough times, Spare Change has managed to remain a band for over 20 years without ~ever~ breaking up! —- The story starts in 1979, When Bryan Robertson ‘’Chump Change’’ (Vocals/Guitar) met Erwin Narsolis (bass) & Tom Zawackie (guitar) in the 2nd grade. In 84’ Erwin started listening to punk (hard core) and a year later Bryan and Tom started listening to punk and metal. In 86’ the threesome attempted to start a punk band called ‘The Dopes’ and failed for lack of a drummer. In 87’ they tried again as ‘Unredeemable’ and could not be saved. Then they hooked up with Phil Anderson (drums). Unfortunately, Tom dropped out and we took a shot at it as ‘War-Front’ and flopped. Finally in 1989 they hooked up with Trinidad Salinas “Gothzilla” “Trinidaddy” (drums). Bryan had a guitar. They purchased a bass, a cheap amp, and a crappy drum set; and Spare Change Misanthropic was formed. They started recording in Bryan’s basement & released “The Crooked Edge” in late 1989. In 90’ Erwin Narsolis left the band ‘til 94” being replaced by Jim Sohacki (bass) & Jack Bucher (guitar). The next release was “Flys On Shit (recorded 1989-1990).” It was released on a cassette (90 minutes) in 1990. It included new tracks from ‘Flys…

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