Related Information for Griswolds There are two bands called The Griswolds: (1) an indie rock band from Sydney, Australia. (2) a Blues band formed in 1959. (1) Australian indie rock band the Griswolds became an overnight sensation in their homeland with their catchy tunes, laid-back style, and party-hearty philosophy. Named after Chevy Chase's hapless family in the Vacation movies, the Griswolds were formed in 2012 by singer Christopher Whitehall, guitarist Daniel Duque-Perez, bassist Tim John, drummer.. read more