Call It Punk, Surfpunk or Garagepunk, They Kick Ass…..Meet, Gymshorts


Some serious punk sensibilities going on here. For what it’s worth, they remind me of X , and X is one of 20 bands in my top 10 Bands of all-time. And to pull that off you know the band behind the voice has to be just as strong , Gymshorts does that and more. So, if your out there thinking todays’ rock ‘n’ roll is lacking the punch of the good old days, turn this up and let me know if you still think that after your 3rd listen…
This Q & A comes to us from our friends at King Pizza Records.

Meet The Band

Hi our name is….


And our sound might be best described as….


We are….

Devin Demers (guitar, vocals)

Sarah Greenwell (guitar, vocals)

Trevor White (bass)

Mike Ferschke (drums)

We are originally from…..

Rhode Island/New York

Who are some that have an influence on your sound??

80’s Ramones, Stooges, Black Sabbath, The Nerves

The first time we met was…..

I (devin) met sarah at a party and then we starting jamming together – and then I knew mike and trevor through a bunch of mutual friends.

We knew we were going to be a Band when………

when everyone showed up for our first show

Before starting the band we were employed as…….

I was unemployed, sarah had a pretty sick job rolling burritos, mike’s had the same job at this pizza joint for like 5 years and Trevor was a waiter I think.

Our craziest gig ever was….

I don’t know every show is pretty crazy

The first song we wrote was…….

DO YOU WANNA? it’s on our first demo split tape we did…it’s with our drummer’s other band Tough Boys

It’s about……
I have no idea, sarah wrote those lyrics. smoking weed or something.

What tunes are you currently jamming to…

apocalypse dudes by turbo negro and a lot of uncle acid and the deadbeats

What are some of the 1st songs you remember listening to that made you say, that’s what I want to do

hot for teacher from Van Halen

When your touring and have some time off , where could we find you..,.,

A lake or sleeping haha. or eating, probably eating.

and you can follow, Gymshorts…..

Gymshorts, Facebook

Gymshorts, Twitter

and you can find all of the other cool Bands hangin with King Pizza Records….

King Pizza Records

once again , thanks to the gang at King Pizza Records for making this possible…


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Co-founder of 50thirdand3rd, stepped away to spend time with family and write. From Pittsburgh, now in Florida, Cool Canadian artist wife, 4 great kids, and two granddaughters!! I'm a lucky guy!

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