Throw Rag is a four piece punk rock band from the Salton Sea, California. Formed in 1993, Acetate.com Throw Rag has been fronted bySean Wheeler aka Captain Sean Doe aka Diamond Boss since the inception of the band. Other current members of the band are Patrick Bostrom aka Dino aka Dean McQueen on lead guitar, Frank Cronin aka Franco Fontana aka New Rome Emperor on bass, and Chango Von Streicher (The Urban Commando) on drums. In its various incarnations, Throw Rag has been categorized as Rockabilly, Punk rock, Psychobilly and Sailor Rock. They have blended sounds of traditional Rock and Roll, Country, and Surf. .
Throw Rag started up in October 1993 with founding members Sean Doe (vocals), Roger "Chino" Smith (drums), and Dan "Scorcho" Lapham (rhythm guitar). Also in the original lineup were bassist Danny "Talmadge" Black and guitarist Michael "The Outlaw" McCartney. Throw Rag played primarily at the Indio, California venue Rhythm and Brews (operated by renowned desert m