The Muffs formed in Los Angeles in the early 1990s. The band is made up of Kim Shattuck (lead vocals & guitar), Ronnie Barnett (bass & backing vocals) and Roy McDonald(drums). They seem to have been a bit silent over the years, but that is hardly the case. The Muffs never really went away, and they never broke up. They have been continuously touring around the world. In 2011 they released a collection of singles and b-sides titled Kaboodle. Along with keeping busy with The Muffs, they have been active as individuals as well. Shattuck stood in as the Pixies bassist in 2013 and in 2012 McDonald reunited with Redd Kross for the album Researching The Blues.
The bands first album in ten years with new material, titled Whoop Dee Doo, was released late July 2014. Throughout the years, The Muffs have stayed true to their sound. Their songs are fun, punky and poppy with Shattucks raspy songbird voice leading the way.
With the newest album being well received by fans both old and new, The Muffs are now presenting their latest music video from the track titled Weird Boy Next Door. Shattuck commented about the filming of the video: “I’ve never had more fun shooting a video than I did with ‘Weird Boy Next Door.’ A nasty smelling bunny costume, a disgusting lollipop, Ronnie faux-shooting an arrow through Roy’s head. There were multiple takes of us jumping off the stoop because I couldn’t get up without flashing my junk. Sara Radle is a great director and Erik Charles Nielsen is amazing as the Weird Boy. In fact he was so good at it that I kept having to apologize to him for the mean lyrics thinking he would take them personally.”
The Muffs will be playing select dates in the US and in foreign countries as they have been doing for the past 23 years. To learn more about the band or to see if they are coming to a city near you visit