Loveslug were formed in 1987 by Tony Leeuwenburgh, who, in the first part of the '80s, made a name for himself with punk band the Nitwitz and hardcore band B.G.K. Frank Sloos was a former member of party punk band Outrageous, and Mike de Veer used to play in hardcore band Funeral Oration and '60s garage band Plainfield. For Brenzev, Loveslug is his first band. Loveslug were influenced by the likes of Radio Birdman, the Stooges, Ramones, Ted Nugent and MC5. They are considered a strong influence on the european punk/rock n' roll scene which emerged in the mid-90's and later. In 1994, Loveslug came to an unfortunate end due to De Veer's condition of diabetes. Sloos later joined the Kliek and the Treble Spankers, while Leeuwenburgh reformed the Nitwitz.