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Riff Randells

Sick of watching all the boys rock out, The Riff Randells formed their band in the summer of '99. The band was founded by Mar Sellars and Kathy Camaro during an evening at the Anza Club. They teamed up with Anne-Marie soon after and began practising Joan Jett and Pointed Sticks covers in Mar's bedroom. Later, Sean Raggett became the beautifully dressed frontman of the band after a gruelling audition during which he opted to wear a speedo. Sadly, this line up did not last long, as the Riff Randells ran into some soap opera like troubles during their first cross-country tour. But before he left the band, the hits of that RR era were recorded and released as a 7" on Mint Records. It included old favourites like 'After-School Special' and 'Sweet 16'.

Since that summer of 2000, the formerly shy guitarist Kathy Camaro took over as frontperson of the band. The band then took off on another cross-country tour, and then released their debut with Kathy on vocals, once again on a 7'' record with Mint. The single 'Who Says Girls Can't Rock!' proved to everyone that these girls could!

After that cross-country tour with Chixdiggit, the band came home and to the surprise/shock of many people, fired their bass player Mar (after which Mar started her own band, The Ewoks, and now is in the Duloks). During those rocky weeks, Kathy Camaro continued to write songs in her bedroom and came up with many of the songs coming out on their new CDEP.

Just like local heroines the Dishrags, the Riff Randells know they've been living on a rock and roll rollercoaster ride, and they wanna thank all their fans for sticking with them and to tell them to watch out for more Riff Randell-mania to come!