“Actually total badass” Guantanamo Baywatch’ Surf Rock n Roll
In the tradition of Dick Dale and his Del-Tones and bands like The Sonics the three members of Portland based band Guantanamo Baywatch are bringing raw edged Garage and Surf sounds to us. With tours in the US, Europe and Australia they are delivering surf music around the world.
Guantanamo Baywatch bring a lot of real Rock ‘n Roll with their music and that is especially these days a welcome gift. Their songs are filled with kick ass guitar riffs that remind you of Dick Dale and other surf guitarist. The vocals and lyrics are raw, gritty and humorous.
Sounds Like: Dick Dale | The Sonics | Dead Ghosts | The Reverend Horton Heat | The Cramps
Darling… It’s Too Late
Bandname Guantanamo Baywatch
Guantanamo Baywatch is cool name! What can you say? It reflects the attitude of this band and balances the style of these folks pretty good. Their influences are wide ranged from surf rockers to psychobilly, from Elvis to Lemmy. All in one This Portland band is definitely worth listening for many reasons.
Guantanamo Baywatch Surf / Garage / Punk
On their band bio you find how Rock ‘n Roll has to reflect its future cause “maybe it’s just that every new musical generation feels compelled to raise the ante on riling up the young’uns, and consequently we have a tendency to forget how those electric pioneers were actually total badasses”.
Over the years Guantanamo Baywatch released several singles and albums for Burger Records, Suicide Squeeze records and Dirtnap Records. Songs like “Boomerenga”, “Beat Has Changed”, “Sad Over You” and Boy Like Me” really reflect the style of these guys good. This is the real Rock ‘n Roll!
Guantanamo Baywatch – Love This Time
GUANTANAMO BAY WATCH – “Sad Over You”