The Local Rabbits

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Peter Elkas, "King" Johnny Starr, and Ben Gunning formed the band Local Rabbits in 1990, when each was only 14 years old. At that time, their forte was blues-oriented covers, but soon they grew bored and instead tested the waters with an inventive guitar pop approach. Within a few developmental years, and after the addition of drummer Brian Waters (who was replaced in 1995 with Jason Tustin), the band got a high-profile introduction to the Montreal music scene when Halifax pop kings, Sloan, showcased the young band during tours and brought them in on Murderecords, the label that Sloan had set up only a short while before. In 1996, the aspiring quartet debuted with You Can't Touch This and became the new darlings of indie radio with their kitschy, swinging performance antics and self-deprecating showmanship. By 1999, Local Rabbits would release Basic Concept and show themselves to be a pop band of matured musicianship and focus.
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Albums

MURC021 The Local Rabbits - You Can't Touch This album art The Local Rabbits You Can't Touch This (Album) Murderecords MURC021 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
murD-9828 The Local Rabbits - Basic Concept album art The Local Rabbits Basic Concept (Album) Murderecords murD-9828 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
none The Local Rabbits - This Is It Here We Go album art The Local Rabbits This Is It Here We Go (Album) Brobdingnagian none Canada 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ENG 027 The Local Rabbits - The Super Duper EP album art The Local Rabbits The Super Duper EP(CD, EP) En Guard Records ENG 027 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
mur 013 The Local Rabbits - Put On Your Snow Suit. You Are Going To Hell! album art The Local Rabbits Put On Your Snow Suit. You Are Going To Hell!(7", Single, Gol) Murderecords mur 013 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
mur 033 The Local Rabbits - British Knights Coalition: Consolidate & Strike (Stomp Your BK's Down) / Pops & Company (Disco Version) album art The Local Rabbits British Knights Coalition: Consolidate & Strike (Stomp Your BK's Down) / Pops & Company (Disco Version)(7", Single, Tra) Murderecords mur 033 Canada 1997 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

MURDS-9777 The Local Rabbits - 61 Days album art The Local Rabbits 61 Days(CD, Promo) Murderecords MURDS-9777 Canada 1997 Sell This Version