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THE FOAMERS first got together back in 1996, and were formed in a pub in Epsom, Surrey by Chris, Carlos and Kerem, soon to be joined by Tom. After a few months of writing and practising in true punk rock fashion they recorded a bunch of tracks in a local studio which had been converted from a public toilet.

Tent City Records, from New York, got hold of the demo and asked THE FOAMERS to do a record for them, so in June 1999 the band jetted off to the USA to record their debut full length, “6 Pints None the Wiser”. With the album (released in June 2000) described as a mix of 4/4 punk, ska and oi, with influences of Snuff and Choking Victim, THE FOAMERS found lots of new fans.

Amongst many other gigs, in the summer of 2001 THE FOAMERS embarked on a tour with Leftover Crack, and became friends with the band who are also a massive influence. After a few months THE FOAMERS headed back to the studio to record 3 tracks for release on their own label, Plopstars Recordings. The title track, Football was an anti-hooligan song, and 2 tracks from “6 Pints…” were also included, as recorded live whilst on tour with Capdown.

After a show one night at the Underworld, Camden supporting Hellcat punks F-Minus, THE FOAMERS became part of the Household Name family, and plans for the label to release their second album were hatched. Vigourous touring followed, including another tour with Leftover Crack in summer 2002, then with Big D And The Kids Table and Dan Potthast of MU330 in December 2002.


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  • versionfiv

    i had no idea these guys were so unknown. i used to love them 10 years ago.

    8 Feb 10:37pm Reply
  • shirubagan

    The Foamers are doing a one-off show at the Fighting Cocks in Kingston on Saturday 19th November! Hope to see you there...

    9 Oct 2011 Reply
  • rancidrufus

    Stop believing" IS their fucking best song! have to agree with that! such a great band. R.I.P!!

    8 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Cleberry

    used to love the guitarist, i think he thought we were stalking him at holidays in the sun..

    21 May 2010 Reply
  • PaulFromOz

    Listen to Stop Belieiving! It's there best song!

    15 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Rdrgox

    ohhh exelente banda

    11 Oct 2009 Reply
  • Viggetorr

    Where can I find their albums?

    5 Dec 2008 Reply
  • j_40oz

    great stuff

    3 Nov 2008 Reply
  • _SViN_

    крутая группа-то =)

    1 May 2007 Reply
  • Mlnty

    Time for a reunion tour I think, what with all these other bands doing it! *cough cough*

    1 May 2007 Reply
  • shirubagan

    we haven't updated the page for two years almost!

    1 Feb 2007 Reply
  • ldexterldesign

    why have you intentionally put an ad pop up into your homepage?

    28 Jan 2007 Reply
  • shirubagan

    Bad Things was from an old demo.. never released because it's blatantly a Catch 22 rip-off. One of my favourites, though! kerem

    4 Dec 2006 Reply
  • Mlnty

    And when do I get my bribe money for listening to you guys? ;) On a Foamers related question, when / where is the song Bad things from? I discovered it the other day and I love it!

    16 Nov 2006 Reply
  • JipC

    when do we see the royalties?!

    10 Nov 2006 Reply
  • shirubagan

    16,000 plays almost! :)

    10 Nov 2006 Reply
  • JipC

    bonjour! just listened to football... un classico!

    7 Nov 2006 Reply
  • subs

    Hello Foamers!

    6 Nov 2006 Reply

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