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The band formed in 2007, when Paul Cordebard wished to experiment with blending influences from pop punk withandand invited his friends Bertrand Poncet and Jonathan Donnaes to form a band with him.Shortly after their formation they asked Bertrand’s brother ric Poncet and close friend Mathias Rigal who despite having no experience as a bass guitarist joined the band.The band name is taken from the scene in 1985 adventure-comedy film,in which Chunk and Sloth arrive on the scene to help their friends.Poncet describes the choice ofThe Gooniesas a “good childhood reference” and felt the name reflected who the band members are.The band found it difficult to establish a fanbase in their native country of France as there is, in Poncet’s opinion, “absolutely no rock scene.” They found solace in playing in other countries around, and especially in.
On September 2, 2010, the band released their first official single “In Friends We Trust”, along with an accompanying music video. On November 1, 2010, the band released their self-produced debut album.
After signing to Fearless Records with a global deal in 2011, they re-released their debut album Something For Nothing on 19 July 2011The band was confident in their signing with Fearless as they considered them “one of the best labels out there for that kind of music”.The re-release featured a brand new album artwork and a different track listing, replacing “MILF” and “Alex Kidd in a Miracle World” with the song “Make Them Believe”, which was a Japanese bonus track on the original release.To coincide with the re-release the band released a music video for “Captain Blood”, which was overall the second single off the album.
In October 2011 Captain Chunk! joined‘s European “Across the Nation” tour headlined by. This is the first time Captain Chunk! has performed in the United Kingdom.The tour was well received including Captain Chunk!’s, said to have featured “a downright bizarre and eclectic lineup”.In December the band went back to the United StatesFearless Friends Tour, a tour which exclusively features bands from the Fearless Records’ roster with,,, and.In November 2011 the band contributed a cover of‘s singleonas part of thecover album series which was released internationally on 21 November 2011.
In 2012 Captain Chunk! tour schedule in the United States expanded rapidly, supportingin late January and February 2012 as part of their on goingalbum support.Throughout March and April the band also supportedbandon their debut headline tour “The Sick Tour”.Captain Chunk! also was announced for, the band toured for the entire festival and played on theErnie Ball Stage.With their performances as part of the Warped Tour the band contributed the single “In Friends We Trust” to the Warped Tour 2012 Tour Compilation album.During their performances on the Warped Tour the band performed new songs.The band also was the main support foron theirTalk Your [S]#?! Touracross November and December 2012.Although proud of how strong their fanbase in America grew in the year of touring the band found theand being a new band difficult,Poncet has said that even though the band was taught English in school, they learned more English while actually touring in America.