Tiger Army is a psychobilly band that was formed in 1995 in San Francisco, California.
*Nick 13 - Vocals, guitar *Jeff Roffredo - Upright bass (2004-Present) *James Meza (aka Wasted James) - Drums (2004-Present)
*Joel Day - Stand-up bass (1995-1997) *Geoff Kresge - Stand-up bass (1999-2004) *Adam Carson - Drums (1995-2000) *London May - Drums (2000-2002) *Fred Hell - Drums (2002-2004)
The band played their first show at legendary venue 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, California, with AFI on March 29, 1996. After making a name for themselves playing shows throughout the California area with AFI and English psychobilly pioneers, The Meteors, they were picked up by Chapter Eleven Records.
Tiger Army first entered the studio in the summer of 1996 to record a self-titled vinyl record EP, now referred to as the Temptation EP. This EP fell into the hands of Tim Armstrong, owner of Hellcat Records, who signed the band. Tiger Army recorded their first self-titled full-length, Tiger Army, in January 1999. It was released that October. Stand-up bassist and founding member Joel Day had left the band prior to being signed, so the Quakes stand-up bassi...