Biography

Volcano Suns was an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Their music is often compared to the works of bands like Hüsker Dü and Mudhoney. They were founded in 1983 by former Mission of Burma drummer Peter Prescott, the only founding member of the band to remain until their break-up in 1991. Original members include the aforementioned Peter Prescott as drummer and vocalist, Jeff Wiegand on bass guitar and Jon Williams on guitar. This line-up appeared on their debut The Bright Orange Years (1985) as well as it's follow up, All Night Lotus Party (1986), both appearing on the now-defunct Homestead Records. In 1987, Bob Weston replaced Wiegand on bass guitar and Chuck Hahn replaced Williams replacing for Bumper Crop, the band's final release on Homestead. Other contributions included Roger Miller on piano and Gary Waleik on sitar.

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