Veruca Salt is an American alternative rock band founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1993 by vocalist-guitarists
Nina Gordon and Louise Post, drummer Jim Shapiro and bassist Steve Lack
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Alternative rock, grunge, post-grunge
The Smashing Pumpkins
The name comes from the character in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Louise Post guitar, vocals
Nina Gordon guitar, vocals
Jim Shapiro drums
Steve Lack bass
Stephen Fitzpatrick Lead Guitar
Stacy Jones Drums
Jimmy Madla Drums
Kellii Scott Drums
Suzanne Sokol Bass, Backing Vocals
Gina Crosley Bass, Backing vocals
Nicole Fiorentino Bass, Backing Vocals
Veruca Salt Quotes
I would love to be transported to the Renaissance in Italy and see what was going on, or Ancient Greece for that matter. I'd like to see what people where doing and wearing; that's what's fascinating about movies, I guess, but what society was like. Just to experience how human beings existed prior to this technological age and how that made them different.
I hate ska! Let that be known. I @#$%& hate ska! God, it's so stupid. I mean, okay. I love the Specials. I thought they were great. If there's anything close to what the Specials did, that's happening right now, play it for me. All I hear is just garbage.