Cardboard Brains (punk, new wave)
The Cardboard Brains were a Toronto punk rock band from the first wave of punk and new wave in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Formed in 1977 the line-up included John Paul Young (vocals) and Vince Carlucci (guitar) and various bassists and drummers. (bassists, Paul Occonnell, Patrick Gregory,Paul Cohen, Rob Ross; drummers, Richard Miller, Dave Richardson, Rey Rattan). Originally the band went through different names including "Media Accident" , "Deadly Alien Foam", and "Psychiatric Prison" before settling on the Cardboard Brains. Shortly after forming, the band recorded a four song EP which received local airplay with songs including: "I Wanna Be A Yank" and a cover version of the Monkees hit "Stepping Stone".