With newer acts like Streetlight Manifesto to OGs like Rancid and Reel Big Fish all still touring, it’s clear ska never died. But probably before these guys even picked up guitars, there was the Toasters. The 2 tone act was one of the first American bands that emerged in the early eighties and is readying to celebrate its 35th year of existence. The band’s only one consistent and remaining member is Brit, Robert “Bucket” Hingley. Two other originals have since passed away and the fourth is in a British monastery.
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