(Left to Right) Shane (guitar/vox), Andy (guitar/vox), Ben
(drums), Mark (bass/vox).
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HAGGIS started out of boredom in the summer of 1991. The original line-up was Mark on bass, Shane on Guitar, Andy on Drums, and Paul (ex-Septic Death) on Guitar. Paul quit the band in 1993, and Andy moved to guitar. We found Ben at a local music store, where he lied to us about his age, and let him join. Turns out he was only 15. But, he ruled on drums, so we kept him. (The rest of us are all in our mid/late-20s).
Haggis pretty much called it quits after Mark moved to Santa Cruz in 1997.
They played one show at the house of rock in 1998, but that is it. Andy moved
to NYC to seek fame as a recording engineer a couple of years ago, and Ben moved
to NYC to live in a "deluxe apartment in the sky" early in 2001. Shane is still living in Boise, where he does vocal duties for the Gordie Howe Trio Unit.
I had to type up a bunch of our lyrics for our german 10". I figured, what the heck, why not put them online. Here they are.
Our discography is as follows:
- Can You Stomach Us? Cassette (1991 Zentrum) - Now available as mp3s.
- World Full of Haggis 7" EP (1992 Zentrum)
- The Traitors Live Cassette (1992 Zentrum) - Now available as mp3s.
- Cornfield Girl 7" (1993 Screwball Productions)
- "Bitter" on Haggis/Life After Johnny split 7" (1994 Screwball Productions)
- "Falling Squirrels" on Encyclopedia of Post Punk Hits CD (1994 Cravedog)
- "Jet Boy/Jet Girl" on Bugzine #2 compilation cassette (1995 Screwball)
- "Start at the Beginning" and "Dosage" on Wade Free Wherever CD
comp (1995 Schtufff)
- Step Into It? 10" on a German label (1995 Bilharziose)
- "Growin' " on Drunk and Disorderly 7" compilation (1995 PunCrock Records)
- "Play Along" on the 20 Bands Trash 20 Songs to Find the Way to Sesame Street compilation that Schlong put together on their new label. (1995 Bun Length Records)
- "No Direction" on the 12 Songs You Won't Like By 12 Bands You've Never Heard of from Boise, Idaho compilation LP (1996 Spudtown)
- "32nd Street" on Wood Panel Pacer Wagon with Mags compilation album (1996 Too Many Records)
- "Want It All" on the 10 Things Jesus Wants You to Know CD Compilation (1997)
- "Wasn't That A Blast?" on Liverache: Tales from the Liver's Edge (aka Songs About Drinking Vol II) (1997 Very Small Records)
- "Here We Have Idaho" (the state theme song) on a comp of State songs from Coolidge Records
- SL9 - The final Haggis recordings, released in mp3 format - Available here.
If you want more info about Haggis, mail me and I'll tell you more than you want to know.
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