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Veruca Salt is a renowned alternative rock band from the United States of America. The band was created in 1993 in Chicago by vocalists and guitarists Louise Post and Nina Gordon. Steve Lack, bassist, and Jim Shapiro, drummer, also became a part of the group's lineup. Known for their exciting live performances, this is one of those alternative rock bands that are a treat to watch live. You can now grab your Veruca Salt tickets to watch this exciting band live in concert.
The band's music encompasses mostly the grunge, alternative rock and post grunge genres. The band was formed in 1993 and was active till 2012, until they went on a hiatus. In 2013, the band came back with a bang and has been creating as well as performing music. They enjoy a huge fan following that can be seen by the sold out concerts that they perform to.
The name of the band comes from the fictional character Veruca Salt from Roal Dahl's children's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. When the band was formed in 1993, guitarists and vocalists Louise Post and Nina Gordan co-wrote songs for more than a year prior to Jim Shapiro, Gordon's brother, and Steve Lack joining.
The group had already performed in several live gigs before Jim Powers from Minty Fresh Records approached them to sign an independent record deal. Their debut single, “Seether/All Hail Me” was released in 1994. The single was a mega success and they soon embarked on a tour with Hole the band before releasing their debut album, American Thighs. Their debut album ultimately received a Gold certification from the RIAA.
In 1997, their second album, Eight Arms to Hold You came out. This album was produced by Bob Rock. The lead song of this album, “Volcano Girls” garnered a lot of popularity as well as exposure for the group. The song was also used as the opening theme song for the teen comedy movie, Jawbreaker. In 1997, the band got the chance to open for Bush the band on their North American Tour.
Nina Gordon left the band in 1998 to focus on a solo career. In 2000, her solo debut album, Tonight and the Rest of My Life came out. On the other hand, Post continued with the band by taking up a new line up. The band still recorded and performed under the Veruca Salt name.
The band's album Resolver came out in 2000 with the new band members. In 2001, the band went on a tour and promoted their album in the United Kingdom and in Australia. In 2005, their lineup changed once again. They released an EP titled as Lords of Sounds and Lesser Things. This EP was followed by another album in 2006, that was known as IV.
The band went on a US tour after the release of IV. On the 14th of March in 2012, the band gave out an official statement on their website that they were going on a hiatus. However, on the 15th of March in 2013 the band announced to their fans that they were reuniting with their original lineup. Nina Gordon, Jim Shapiro, Louise Post and Steve Lack were back. On the 19th of April in 2014, the band, in affiliation with Record Store Day, came out with a 10-inch vinyl disc that featured two fresh songs, “The Museum of Broken Relationships” and “It's Holy.”
Veruca Salt's live performances are energy filled, intense affairs that their fans really look forward too. You can also be a part of their concert by simply getting your Vercua Salt tickets.