Bash & Pop

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Bash & Pop
Place of origin United States of America
Genres alternative rock

Bash & Pop
OriginMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
GenresAlternative rock
Years active1992–1994, 2016–present
LabelsSire/Reprise/Warner Bros.
MembersTommy Stinson
Steve Selvidge
Joe Sirois
Justin Perkins
Past membersSteve Foley
Steve Brantseg
Kevin Foley
Caleb Palmiter

Bash & Pop are an American alternative rock band formed in 1992 by Tommy Stinson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, following the breakup of the Replacements. It released one album before disbanding in 1994. Tommy Stinson reformed the band in 2016 with a new lineup and album. Bash & Pop was formed in 1992 by bassist Tommy Stinson, following the breakup of his previous group The Replacements. Stinson switched to guitar, with Steve Foley (from The Replacements) on drums, his brother Kevin Foley on bass, and Steve Brantseg on guitar. The album was released in January 1993 Steven Mirkin, of Rolling Stone, described the album as "not as pointed as ex-Mats drummer Chris Mars's vitriolic Horseshoes and Hand Grenades and lacking Westerberg's songwriting polish, Friday Night Is Killing Me is still a notable debut that at its best flashes the easygoing, knockabout charm missing from the Replacements' last few albums." Bruce Haring, of Variety, described the album as "a frisky little rocker propelled by Stinson's endless energy and peppy, raspish vocals." The group disbanded later in 1994.

Describing the band's dissolution, Stinson said: