There are three bands with the name The Sultans.
*(John Reis band)
The music is really stripped-down post-punk with a twist of rockabilly.
Formed in 2000 and disbanded January 10th, 2007.
Started as a side project when John Reis had time off from one of his other bands at the time, Rocket From the Crypt. They recorded two albums, 'Ghost Ship' (2000) and 'Shipwrecked' (2004) both released on Swami Records.
John's little brother Dean, who is one of the coolest guys on the planet (fact and opinion) is also in the band.
Slasher (j.reis)- lead vocals, guitar (and bass from '00-'03)
Black Velvet (d.reis)- bass, backing vocals (2003-2007)
Black Flame (a.stamets)- guitar (2000-2003)
Tony DiPrima- drums, backing vocals (2000-2006)
Mario Rubalcaba- drums (2006-2007)
*The Sultans - Finnish two-man blues band with Läjä Äijälä (Terveet Kädet, The Leo Bugariloves, Aavikon kone ja moottori, The Kolmas, Billy Boys) on guitar and vocals and M. Leinonen on drums.
The Sultans of Ping F.C. also released an album under the name The Sultans. It was their third album Good Year for Trouble.
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