Since Johnny Vomit's inception in December of 1986, the band has created quite a name for itself with its patented brand of musical mayhem. Hailing from Chicago's South Side and south suburbs, Johnny Vomit has attained cult-like status through numerous frenzied live gigs, one-of-a-kind drunken blowouts, and a 1989 demo that unleashed the band throughout the underground.
Influenced by mid-80's speed metal, hardcore and punk rock, the band was formed by John and Roman while attending Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. John took the name Johnny (from his high school screw around band John Doe) and Roman contributed the name Vomit (from his high school project Vomit) to arrive with the moniker Johnny Vomit. Venom, Discharge, D.R.I., Black Flag, Meatmen and the Mentors are cited as the bands's early influences.
In recent years, the band has been relatively idle due to countless lineup changes that have plagued them like some kind of Spinal Tap curse. Fortunately, the band has solved its personnel troubles, solidifying a lineup that has been intact since October of '96. Eric on guitar, Bill on drums and longtime bass mainstay Scott, join Roman (guitar) and John (vocals) for a Johnny Vomit lineup that is ready to take its drun