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There is more than one group that uses this name.

1. A Philadelphia-based surf/psych garage rock band formed in late ‘09. They have released a few demos to date, and are currently recording their first album with Adam Granduciel of War on Drugs and Kurt Vile.

2. An Atlanta “ghost-rock” crew featuring Black Lips members, formed in ‘02. They put out their first LP on Die Slaughterhaus. Live performances have included blood, animal parts, chainsaws and more, all whilst rocking the shit out of fresh white sheets.

3. An experimental industrial rock band from Santa Cruz,CA formed in 1997. Using techniques kin to the likes of early Skinny Puppy, KMFDM, Pig, etc… ‘The Spooks” released one album “When Everyone Dies” in ‘99 only to find a Hip Hop group using the name. In 2001 “The Spooks” changed their name to “My Dead Star” and have since released three album’s and an E.P. under the new name. “My Dead Star” is working on their 4th album “Tale of the Witch” set to be released in Oct. 2010. The band is signed to frontman Morgan McGinnis’ personal label - Spooktastic Records

4. A punk band from Wilmington North Carolina, currently without a label. Influenced by Black Flag, Dead Boys, Broken Bones, The Germs, The Misfits, X, etc.

5. A Chillwave/Post-Punk band from Regina, Saskatchewan who are working on their debut EP which features production from Matt Ryan of Design The Skyline, Sleepless In December, and Icelands.

Edited by LexLethal on 17 Dec 2013, 14:50

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http://www.myspace.com/theportcityspooks

I have a cd called Port City Nightmare which has some of their songs along with songs from some other local bands from Wilmington.

I used to live in wilmington and saw them years ago, but I don’t remember when…

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