Flashback Foto: Name the Band! Win a Prize!

November 23rd, 2011, 4:00 pm by Greg

Flashback Foto

Flashback Foto

Unfortunately, there was no winner in last week’s contest.

And because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we’re launching this week’s FLASHBACK FOTO contest a day earlier than usual. So we went digging, digging, digging through the vast underground Nippertown archive bunker to unearth yet another fabulous band promo photo from years gone by.

Thanks to the fine folks at the Spectrum 8 Theatres in Albany, we’re giving away a FREE PAIR OF MOVIE PASSES to the 7th commenter who correctly identifies this band. Please keep in mind that all of the weekly Flashback Fotos are of local Nippertown bands of yesteryear, which should help steer you away from guesses like Sum 41, Stars on 45 or Black 47.

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To make it fair, comments on this post won’t show up until we announce the winner on Monday afternoon. One comment per person, please, and be sure to leave your correct, working email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Good luck! Alas, only four people could correctly identify Glaze (who had one of our favorite T-shirt slogans of all time: “Try Glaze, It’s Rock.”

19 thoughts on “Flashback Foto: Name the Band! Win a Prize!”

  1. martyn says:

    Ferguson/Clair and Eck, i think together it’s Glaze?

  2. HARRY PALMER says:


  3. Kirsten says:

    The Plague

  4. Erin Pelletier says:

    It’s Glaze! Power pop goodness.

  5. J JOHNSON says:

    Chefs of the Future

  6. Charlie says:

    The Plague.

  7. Michael Hochanadel says:


  8. Rich says:

    Demented 43

  9. Andrew Gregory says:

    Chefs of the Future, not sure which version

  10. Normando says:

    Mike Eck and the Dunkin’ Dönuts of Doöm.

  11. Hey Greg:
    I think this is The Plague. I think I saw these guys play their punk songs and the photo looks like Mr. Eck circa late-80s?

    Good stuff.

    Take care,

  12. leebone says:

    e3 at albany med ??

  13. Normando says:

    You know, a band photo with Mike Eck in it really only limits the pool to about 60% of all Nippertown bands — it’s sort of like the category of Bands-Ronnie Wood-has-Sat-in-With. Maybe Mike should have his own Flashback Foto category. There could be subcategories of Mike bands that: existed only in the studio; existed only live; were named after b-sides; had the letters “t-o-m” in order in their name; had guys named “Tom” in them; etc.

  14. Jo says:

    Chefs of the Future?

  15. Oates77 says:

    The Plague

  16. Erin Pelletier says:

    The other guy is Bob Naylor.

  17. Michael Eck says:

    Normando, we should get together and jam sometime!

  18. Normando says:

    Mike – it never get’s old!! (Didn’t we once? Rock n Roll (Velvets, not Zep) at a CDB event?)

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