Punk Bunny is a Los Angeles based musician performer Gil Sandoval. His music is notable for its unusual elements in his live performances. In the early-mid 2000's he garnered a substantial cult following.
Gil Sandoval (born May 18, 1973) was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. In 1987, while just 14 years old, he started his first band called Spastik Children, then later changed their name to The Jokers, then Discrection. After Discrection disbanded in 1989, he formed an industrial band called Rubber Band with his sister Sally back in 1994. Later that year, he changed the name to Marble, and the sound evolved into bare boned, urgent, classic punk band. Playing the Los Angeles alternative scene, Marble's hard rockin' highly charged concerts earned the group legions of fans. Between 1996 and 1998, Gil had two electronic side projects called Esoteric II and Oneiric. Tired of auditioning guitarists, Marble broke up in 2000. The next year, he formed another band named The Haunted Tortillas. They played on the Sunset Strip throughout 2001-2002. Again, tired of auditioning band members, they disbanded in 2002.
In 2003, he decided to create an electronic outfit called Punk Bunny. The first live show was on Feb 6, 2004 at The Gauntlet, a gay leather bar in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles. In 2005, Punk Bunny headlined Club Party Monster in Hollywood, CA. In 2006, he made an appearance on The Jack E. Jett Show. After being contacted by Vans to play select California dates on the 2005 and 2006 Warped Tour. Later that year, Sally left the band and Gil released the album entitled "A Hole Is A Hole!!!" while still using the Punk Bunny moniker and embarked on the Calling All Whores/ Bukakkee tour, his first national tour. In 2007, he toured Europe and performed on Spanish television show Radio 3 TVE. He has done various interviews and performances on notable radio stations such as KXLU Los Angeles. In 2008, Gil created his own independent record label called Bunny Hole Records and in 2008 released his album entitled "My Secret Garden". Following this release, he embarked on the US/European "Take It" tour. His Money Shot Remixes album was also featured on MTV.com. In 2009, he released his studio album "Mucho Muchacho". After doing a national tour in promotion of Mucho Muchacho, Gil released a retrospective album of Punk Bunny's demo's and unreleased tracks called "Live, Raw, and Uncut" in 2010. In 2011, he completed his "Live and Uncut Tour" in Europe and graced the stage of Stockholm Pride 2011. On February 14, 2012 he released his 4th studio album "Hung, Proud & Sloppy". In November 2012, he embarked on the Suck It Tour in support of the new album.
In 2014, he released the "Lovely EP" and his 5th studio album "Hollywood Trash".