Crush the Junta


Crush the Junta is a trio featuring Dennis Mariano of Thunderbody, Chris Reeg of Ian Downey is Famous, The Years, Entente Cordiale, and Blood and Bone Orchestra and Joe Tunis of Tuurd, Joe+N, Entente Cordiale, SQ, Pengo, and formerly of Hilkka (he also runs Carbon Records). The three play a variety of instruments, but mainly stick to drums, synth/electronics/bass and guitar respectively. This music is usually heavy and loud, hints of metal/stoner-rock/heavy-psych. Recent recordings have ventured into more varied realms. (banner image by Andy Gilmore)


Dennis Mariano - drums     - bass, slide, synth     Joe Tunis - guitar, vocals, bass    

Crush the Junta Releases


  • Crucial Blast

    the curse of abraham

    Just found out about this new trio from Rochester, NY, which includes Joe Tunis somewhere in it's lineup. When the fuck does this guy sleep? In addition to running the massive avant-noise label and mailorder Carbon, doing one-day tours where...