Okilly Dokilly

Okilly Dokilly is a metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona that plays "Nedal" music; a subgenre of metal music themed around the animated character Ned Flanders from the television series The Simpsons. All five of the band's members perform dressed as Flanders, and the majority of the lyrics to their songs are quotes of his.

The band members go by the names Head Ned, Bled Ned, Red Ned, Thread Ned and Stead Ned. The unusual concept behind the group has resulted in worldwide attention. The lead singer, Head Ned, said that Nedal music is "Not as fast as Bartcore, and a little cleaner than Krusty Punk”, references to hardcore punk and crust punk, respectively.

As of June 3, 2019, the band has acquired over 66,000 likes on Facebook.[1][2][3][4] The band's first studio album, Howdilly Doodilly, was released on November 11, 2016.[5][6] They announced their first nationwide tour via YouTube on February 5, 2017. On March 3, the band announced on instagram that Stead Ned and Thread Ned would be replaced on the upcoming tour by Dead Ned and Cred Ned on lead guitar and bass, respectively.

On July 31, 2018, the band announced that Bled Ned, Red Ned, Cred Ned and Dead Ned left the Band and will be replaced by Shred Ned (guitars), Dread Ned (Henri Benard) (drums) and Zed Ned (synth) with the only remaining original Member being Head Ned. The Band also announced in the same news that they are working on their second studio album, titled Howdilly Twodilly, which was released on March 29, 2019. In October 2018, Okilly Dokilly introduced Bed Ned as their new bassist.

On April 7, 2019, the band appeared during the end credits of The Simpsons episode "I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh".

So far the only known identity of any past or present members is Dread Ned’s.

Okilly Dokilly
"It feels like I'm wearing nothing at all" screams Sexy Flanders, In front of Ned Flanders-themed metal band Okilly Dokilly. (32885763504)
Okilly Dokilly
Background information
OriginPhoenix, Arizona, United States
GenresMetalcore, parody music, heavy metal, comedy rock, Christian rock
Years active2015–present
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersHead Ned
Shred Ned
Zed Ned
Dread Ned
Bed Ned
Past membersBled Ned
Red Ned
Stead Ned
Cred Ned
Dead Ned

Discography

LPs

Title Details
Howdilly Doodilly
  • Released: November 11, 2016
  • Label: Self-released
Howdilly Twodilly
  • Released: March 29, 2019
  • Label: Self-released

Demos

Title Details
Okilly Demos[7]
  • Released: August 11, 2015
  • Label: Self released

Singles

Title Year Album
"White Wine Spritzer" 2016 Howdilly Doodilly
"Reneducation" 2019 Howdilly Twodilly

Music videos

Title Year Director
"White Wine Spritzer" 2016 Justin Humbert[8]
"Reneducation" 2019 Nick Mills[9]

Members

Current

  • Head Ned – lead vocals, guitars, bass guitar, mandolin, percussion (2015–present)
  • Shred Ned – guitar (2018–present)
  • Zed Ned – synth (2018–present)
  • Dread Ned – drums (2018–present)
  • Bed Ned - bass guitar (2018–present)

Past

  • Red Ned – Keyboards, synthesizer, vocals (2015–2018)
  • Stead Ned – lead guitar (2015–2017)
  • Thread Ned – bass guitar (2015–2017)
  • Bled Ned – drums (2015–2018)

Touring Members

  • Dead Ned – lead guitar (2017–2018)
  • Cred Ned – bass guitar (2017–2018)

References

  1. ^ "There's a Ned Flanders Metal Band Called Okilly Dokilly That You Need to Hear Right Now".
  2. ^ "The Simpsons' Ned Flanders inspires heavy metal band to create 'Nedal' music".
  3. ^ "Say "Howdilly Doodilly" to Okilly Dokilly".
  4. ^ "Ned Flanders-themed band Okilly Dokilly reveal they are writing 'an ode to the Leftorium'".
  5. ^ "Howdilly Doodilly: The Ned Flanders metal band are releasing an album".
  6. ^ "That Ned Flanders-Themed Band Okilly Dokilly Are Releasing An Album".
  7. ^ "Okilly Demos on Bandcamp".
  8. ^ "Okilly Dokilly - White Wine Spritzer (Official Video)". www.youtube.com. YouTube. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Okilly Dokilly - Reneducation (Official Music Video)". www.youtube.com. YouTube. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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