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Avant-garde children’s music for children who prefer rusty toys and moldy candy, bringing you back to a time when you still believed monsters lived under your bed.
Formed in 1995 by Greg Forschler, the music and members have constantly shifted. The band released four CDs between 1995 and 2005, and were almost but not quite posthumously signed to Some Bizarre records. The band has had two distinct singers among its personnel changes, starting with m. Violet, and ending with Bonni Suval. Greg, Bonni and her doll Chatty Patty sometimes still appear from time to time reincarnated as Crib Death.


Greg Forschler - guitar, bass guitar, toys, other.
See also Fotoform (formerly C'est la Mort), Greg D Forschler, Emergency Hand Puppet, The Mannequins, Faith & Disease and Ninth Circle

Bonni Suval - vocals, xylophone, toys. See also Soft Tug

Other members include or have included:

Phil Petrocelli - drums (Black Noise Cannon)
Shaun Richards - drums, percussion
Thomas Purdy - guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer
Joel Bergstrom - guitar, bass guitar, keyboard (Vibra-Gun)
m. Violet - vocals, accordion
Marcel Feldmar - drums


Bless This Broken Body / Dark Water
2008 - 7" vinyl single, split with Tractor Sex Fatality / (Bunnicorn records)

Lullabies For Aborted Children
2005 - Full length CD / independent release

She Dances Happily To Happy Songs, She Smiles Happily With Happy Thoughts
2005 - 5 song CD EP / independent release

Bless This Broken Body
2002 - CD single / independent release

When The Organ Played At Twilight
1999 - 6 song CD / independent release


Some Bizarre Double Album
Some Bizarre | 2xCD | 2008 | “She Was Laughing”

Fields Of Fire
Miisc Records | 12" Vinyl | 2002 | “Broken Toy”

Nick Zedd Presents: Geek Maggot Bingo
Music Video Distributors | DVD | 2002 | Includes the film Thus Spake Zarathustra which features various released and unreleased Fear of Dolls music

Dark Treasures
Cleopatra Records | CD | 2000 | “Wax And Wane”

A Tragick Compilation
Tragick Records | CD | 2000 | “Show Me My Insides”

To Jupiter And Beyond
Aporia Records | CD | 1998 | ”The Spikes Of The Gods Into My Head”

Nocturne Concrete
Unit Circle Rekkids | CD | 1996 | “Sound Of Thorns”


“I never even knew there should be a band like this until I heard it with my own ears. It makes perfect sense because it doesn’t at all.”

“Anyone who likes Fear of Dolls must think murder and rape is fun.”

“Fear of Dolls are a gift, creating music of a rare intensity, deeply psychological, beautiful and innocent, balanced on the edge of madness.”

“Taking the listener on a schizophrenic journey through ominous cacophony and radiant beauty, Fear of Dolls conduct a symphony of droning guitars, striking female vocals, and vibrant percussion.”

“Fear of Dolls are a band who have managed to tap in to an unspoken world of eerie soundscapes, psychotic laughter, piercing screams and hushed lullaby voices that would make any horror movie producer proud”