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STARFUCKER (or STRFKR if you prefer) was founded in 2006 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Starting as a solo project for Joshua Hodges, Starfucker quickly became a three piece with the addition of former Sexton Blake bandmate Ryan Biornstad, and new friend Shawn Glassford.

As a three piece, the band released their self titled debut album on Badman Recording Co. in September of 2008, “Starfucker”, followed by their first tour of the United States in fall of 2008, including performances at CMJ and MFNW.

In January of 2009, the band brought aboard Keil Corcoran, and shortly after released Jupiter in May of 2009, “Jupiter” which the band considers to be an EP, or the dancing little sister to the debut. As a four piece they did extensive touring of the United States throughout all of 2009, including performances at SXSW, Capital Hill Block Party, and Monolith.

In late 2009 the band suffered a brief identity crisis and released “Medicine” as a 7” single in UK/Europe under the name Pyramiddd, which included a short tour of UK/Europe, in November of 2009.

Coming back to their senses in 2010, by keeping the name STARFUCKER and also embracing the shortened STRFKR as a family friendly option. The band road tested new material with a tour of the West Coast Spring 2010.

In August 2010, The band signed to Polyvinyl Record Co. and released the single “Julius”. The band’s third album, “Reptilians” was released on March 8, 2011.

Edited by Loopedtape on 14 May 2011, 00:46

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