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Lagwagon Biography

Last updated: 11/23/2009 11:00:00 AM

Lagwagon is a punk rock band based in the small town Goleta located just outside Santa Barbara, California. They have released 8 albums through Fat Wreck Chords (What about leftovers was released through My Records), and lead singer Joey Cape is also in punk rock cover band Me First & The Gimme Gimmes and Bad Astronaut with whom he released two albums. In 2004, Joey released a split acoustic album (called Acoustic) together with No Use For A Name vocalist Tony Sly, which features acoustic versions of songs by both bands. Their latest album, entitled Resolve, was released on the 1st of November 2005.

Current lineup

Joey Cape - Vocals
Chris Flippin - Guitar
Chris Rest - Guitar
Jesse Buglione - Bass
Dave Raun - Drums

Former members
Shawn Dewey - Guitar (1990-1997)
Derrick Plourde - Drums (1990-1996)
Ken Stringfellow - Guitar (1997)

The new album Resolve is a homage to the life of Derrick Plourde, original drummer for Lagwagon and Bad Astronaut. The twelve songs on Resolve take the listener on an emotional trek filled with passion, power, and the melodious angst you know and love from Lagwagon.


Duh! (1992)
Trashed (1994)
Hoss (1995)
Double Plaidinum (1997)
Let's Talk About Feelings (1998)
A Feedbag of Truckstop Poetry (7", 2000)
Let's Talk About Leftovers (compilation of rare and previously unreleased tracks, 2000)
Blaze (2003)
Live in a Dive (2005)
Resolve (2005)

Lagwagon has also featured on several compilations

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