< Unsourced image removed: frame|right|The Brian Jonestown Massacre. From left to right: Jeff Davies, Matt Hollywood, Joel Gion, Peter Hayes, Brad Artley, Anton Newcombe. -->
The Brian Jonestown Massacre is a psychedelic rock band founded in San Francisco, California in the early 1990s, led by Anton Newcombe. They are now most famous for their role in the 2004 documentary DiG?!, which details their explosive onstage antics and their feud with fellow '60's psych-rock revivalists the Dandy Warhols. The band is currently based in New York City.
Over its decade-long history, the band has undergone a large number of personnel changes. Multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter Anton Newcombe is the only member who has stayed with the Brian Jonestown Massacre since its beginning, when it was founded by Newcombe, tambourine player Joel Gion (who stayed with him the longest), and guitarist/bassist/vocalist Matt Hollywood. There are at least two dozen musicians who have been in the BJM at one point or another.
Ex-members include: guitarist Jeff Davies; guitarist Reginald Shumway; Matt Hollywo...
|years active||1990 - present|
|origin||San Francisco, California|
|music genre||Psychedelic music|
|current members|| Anton Newcombe|
Frankie "Teardrop" Emerson
|past members|| Matt Hollywood|
Miranda Lee Richards
Peter Hayes (singer)