Elvis Hitler was a psychobilly band from Detroit, Michigan. The band was named after the moniker of their lead singer, Jim Leedy.
The band was active in the late Eighties, early Nineties, and has recently reformed (2005). It consists of singer Jim Leedy (a.k.a. "Elvis Hitler"), guitarist John Defever, bassist Warren Defever, and drummer Damian Lang. Their irreverent mix of rockabilly and lowbrow humor led to them having a cult following in their day, though they never had commercial success. The band managed to put out three CDs on Restless Records. They then disappeared from the public spotlight for the first time. Warren Defever would go on to front the dramatically-different sounding His Name Is Alive, and work as a record producer for underground bands.
In 1998, however, Elvis Hitler reunited as a three piece band and played at various locations in Detroit and in Chicago. Then they faded away again. They once more reunited in 2003, back to being four people, playing at The Magic...
Track listing: ShowdownHellbillyBallad Of The Green BeretsTeenage Surf SlaveBooze PartyGear Jammin' HeroRevolving Blues Of DeathCrush, Kill, DestroyGhouls (Looking For Food)Hang 'Em HighDon't Blame Me If You Die TonightBlack Death On A White HorseDance Of The Living DeadMisanthropes
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