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The Children

Alternative Rock
Costa Mesa, California, USA

The children are best known as an early band that featured Michael J. Pritzl of The Violet Burning fame and Michael Misiuk of Acoustic Shack and The Kreepdowns fame. Both Michaels have also released solo music, as has guitarist Jerry Andrews. Kirt Gentry also joined Pritzl in The Violet Burning, while Tom Dunne joined Andrews in The Shekinah Brothers.


1986 The Killing
1987 Darker
1987 Demo

The Killing

1986 Independent

  1. Everything
  2. Be With You
  3. The Killing
  4. Carry Me Away


1987 Independent

Michael J. Pritzl – Voice, guitar, bass “Closer,” backing voice
Jerry Andrews – Lead guitar, keyboards, backing voice
Mark Huges – Bass
Tom Dunne – Live drums
Michael Misiuk – Studio drums

  1. Violet
  2. Palaces
  3. Closer
  4. Like a Hurricane


1987 Independent

Michael J. Pritzl – Voice, guitar
Jerry Andrews – Lead guitar, backing voice
Kirt Gentry – Bass guitar
Thomas E. Dunne – Drums

  1. You Make Me
  2. Violet