The Screamers were a American Synth Punk band , founded by Tomata du Plenty and Tommy Gear in 1975 in Seattle, Washington .The original name of the band was originally called The Tupperwares, later changed to the Screamers and relocated in Los Angeles in 1976. The band was part of the first wave of the L.A. Punk scene. The Los Angeles Times applied " Techno Punk " to the band in 1978, since the group relied on a synthesizer and a electric piano, replacing the electric guitar. The Screamers however never officially released a record, but there has been bootlegs such as demos, composed rehearsals, and live tapes released.
Tomata du Plenty (David Xavier Harrigan) and Tommy Gear originally collaborated in 1975 in Seattle, Washington, they formed a band named The Tupperwares.
- Tomata du Plenty - Lead Vocals
- Tommy Gear - Arp Odyssey Synthesizer
- Keith Barrett - Drums
- Live at the Whisky, LA
- Demos 1977 Volume 1
- Demos 1977 - 78
Peer Pressure (1977) Mater Dolores (1977) I'll Go Steady With (1978) Last 4 Digits (1978) Government Love Affair (Don't Pay The Whore) (1978) Peer Pressure (1978) It's A Violent World (1978) The Scream (1979)