Dutch-language punk rock group that became one of the most important and Dutch rock acts. Genres: alternative, punk, rock, Dutch. Rick de Leeuw, Leo Kenter, Theo Vogelaars form Tröckener Kecks in Amsterdam, May 1980. The group's first single, Rick Ringers, is released one year later and is followed by the band's debut album Schliessbaum. The Kecks are inspired by the Buzzcocks and most of all The Undertones.