10,000 Maniacs

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10 000 maniacs is United States rock band that has been around for over 20 years. The music industry has seen the band's lineup change numerous times, and the style of music changes a variety of times. With all these changes it has been impressive that the band is still one of the most popular bands around.



Originally the ban was known as Still Life, and they originated in Jamestown, New York. The original members were Steven Gustafson, Dennis Drew, and Roberts Bach.

Terry Newhouse and Chet Cardinale also joined the band. Various other people have done work with the ban, including Natalie Merchant.

The Band Changed Its Name to Burn Victims, and Then Finally to 10 000 Maniacs.

10 000 Maniacs

Between 1981 and 1982, They Began to Write Their Own Music. With Merchants Writing the Lyrics and Lombardo Writing the Melody.

Overview of 80s and '90s

During the 1980s and the 1990s, the Band went through radical changes in Band Lineup, and Also Released a Long List of Albums.

2000 and beyond

On December 19, 2000, Robert Buck Died in the Liver Failure at the Age of 42.

The Bands to Break, and Didn't Pursue Anything as 10 000 Maniacs until the Very End 2001.

The Band Winds through Another Series of lineup Changes and Only toured in Spurts.

The Last Album to Be Released Was Campfire Songs, this was a 2 CD set compilation. This compilation contained 31 reasserted songs; some of the songs were never released prior to this.


10 000 maniacs is a band whose music comes in spurts, it is only a matter of time before they release another album and two were once more.