Stoked to finally own this long out-of-print slab of early Icelandic punk. I posted a Killed By Death comp that featured a couple songs from it two years ago. As I mentioned in that post, I discovered these guys when I saw them live in Reykjavik back in May 2013. The pics below was taken at that gig by yours truly. This 7" was never released with a cover, just one of those thin paper sleeves. So yeah, it's got some scuffs but I cleaned it up the best I could. Considering the band is still around, I'm a bit shocked it's never been reissued.
Bootleg comp of rare Japanese HC 7"s and flexis from the 80's. You'd probably pay an upwards of a grand to own all of these records separately but here you can find them all on this compact disc for one low low price! Act now!
Picked this 7" up last week at the Rusty Nails reunion show. Turns out they had a bunch of these still kickin' around from back in the day. Released by Club Grotesque Records, the same label that put out the "Wade-Free Vancouver" comp that featured both bands. The drummer for Rusty Nails currently plays in DOA while members of Sludge would later play in Hong Kong Blonde and Old Man Strength. You can check out more of Sludge's back catalog on BANDCAMP.
1. RUSTY NAILS - The Boxed Meat Revolution 2. RUSTY NAILS - G. Gordon Liddy (The Man That Ate A Rat) 3. SLUDGE - Shithead 4. SLUDGE - Cause And Effect DOWNLOAD
Hey, remember last year when I posted this Finnish band's killer '6 Song EP'? You probably wanted to hear more of their shit, right? Well here's everything they've ever recorded, sucka! You're welcome!
It's been a minute since I last posted some Finnish hardcore. These guys only released one LP "Vox Populi" in 1983 and appeared on a few compilations, all of which can be found on this record as well as some demos.
Even if you're not familiar with this comp, I know you're familiar with at least some of the bands on here. Personally I think the best song by far is 'Nobody Rules' by Really Red. I ripped this from CD, which I'm pretty sure is a bootleg but it still sounds good so don't worry.
Catchy Vancouver power pop that wouldn't have sounded out of place on a bill with the Pointed Sticks or Modernettes. They put out another 12" EP the same year that featured the track "Waiting For The Drugs To Take Hold", which was recently included in the Georgia Straight's Top 50 list of best songs to come out of Vancouver. This 12" was released on Friends Records, the same label that put out D.O.A.'s first two LPs, "Incorrect Thoughts", "Vancouver Independence" and Randy Rampage's solo EP. After the Secret V's disbanded, their bass player went on to have a career in rockabilly as Ray Condo.
1. Modern Boy 2. Coffee Girl 3. Empty 4. She Only DOWNLOAD
Debut double 7" from this long defunct Edmonton pogo punk outfit. They released another 7" and an LP before trimming down to a 3 piece and becoming a straight up Oi band. Singer Greg later moved to Vancouver and kept the street punk sound in his later projects (Subway Thugs, The Lancasters, Alternate Action and currently Bishops Green).
1. Society 2. I Dunno What 3. Greedy Fortune 4. Waste 5. Visual Discrimination 6. Go Away DOWNLOAD
Montreal Motörpunk that featured members of Inepsy and Truncheons. Only 74 copies of this tape were made for their 2015 Mexico tour and included their three 7" singles as well as some unreleased songs. Even though it's listed, 'Fountain Of Youth' is not actually on this tape if anyone cares.
1. Death Awaits 2. Times Up 3. Downtown Drunk Tank 4. Parasites 5. Police Car 6. Slow Suicide 7. Lawless 8. Fine Wine 9. Undone 10. Skeleton Eyes DOWNLOAD
This compilation is kinda like the sequel to "Fuck The Commonwealth" as it features a lot of the same bands from that record. One of my personal favourites on here is the Blundermen's killer cover of the 4 Skins' "Chaos". How come no one puts out comps like these anymore?
Like Chain Reaction, I discovered this Italian band from the 'Love/Hate' compilation. I found a copy of the third pressing for a decent price even though it's long out of print. With all the reissues coming out in recent years I'm surprised no one's re-released it. They also put out two more albums with a different singer and a bit more of a post hardcore kinda sound.
1. Rabbia 2. High Circle 3. Aiuta La Tua Scena 4. Lucida Follia 5. Skate Ride 6. Troppe Scelte DOWNLOAD
I think it's safe to say this record needs no introduction. Yeah it's appeared on a thousand other blogs, but I thought I'd post it because who knows if and when this will ever be reissued. Ripped from the 2015 Mexican fanclub (bootleg) edition.
HUGE thanks to Chris Iller who ran Canadian punk/HC label Fans Of Bad Productions for sending me these long lost demos last week. It was through compilations he put out back in the 90's like "Fuck The Commonwealth" where I first heard this Victoria band. I've always wanted to hear more from them and for years I searched online to no avail. Although it's a shame the Fruits never had a proper release at least they left behind these recordings. It only took me two decades to finally hear them but hey, better late than never eh?
September 1995 1. When A Fascist Dies - Celebrate 2. Exploiter 3. Indigenous 4. Lifer / Element 5. Die Nazi Die 6. Dischord 7. Officer Down 8. Flowin' For The Masses 9. Reservation 10. So Called Hero 11. Metal 12. New One 13. Zero 14. Mambo Kisses Freakshow March 1996 15. Lifer / Element 16. Carrio 17. Officer Down 18. Exploiter 19. When A Fascist Dies - Celebrate 20. Die Nazi Die 21. People's Justice DOWNLOAD
Out of all the split 7"s Total Fury have been on, this one here is by far the best. I say that because I think it's the closest they've come to matching the intensity of their classic "13 Songs" record. The Oath side is nothing to sneeze at either.
1. THE OATH - I've Been Trying To Fuck Up My Life For Years 2. THE OATH - Say It Like A Sellout 3. THE OATH - Shores Of Beirut 4. THE OATH - All Signs Point To 5. THE OATH - Street Smart (Total Fury) 6. TOTAL FURY - No Choice 7. TOTAL FURY - In My Hands 8. TOTAL FURY - Your Specification 9. TOTAL FURY - Clever Song 10. TOTAL FURY - If You Feel Like An Enemy Come Follow Me (The Oath) DOWNLOAD
Final release by this local NYHC-influenced band whose members have played in many other groups in Vancouver over the years. I know I saw these guys at least once back in the day but I'd never actually heard any of their recorded output until I recently bought this 7". They at least put out two other EP's and appeared on some comps during their 1995-2005 existence.
1. System Downfall/Not On My Watch 2. Memorial 3. Violent Protest 4. Blood Alley 5. Ain't No Way! DOWNLOAD
Single-sided 7" that came with the photo book of the same name. Here you get four new school HC/punk bands covering four old school HC/punk bands.
1. VIOLENT REACTION - Victim In Pain (Agnostic Front) 2. BARGE - Stabbed In The Back (Youth Of Today) 3. NIGHT BIRDS - Haunted Town (Effigies) 4. GOVERNMENT WARNING - Deny Everything (Circle Jerks) DOWNLOAD
Been meaning to post this 7" for about 5 years now but kept getting sidetracked with other stuff. These guys were from Raleigh, North Carolina and must have grown up listening to hometown heroes C.O.C. because they do remind me of them (their early stuff anyways). Members also played in Cross Laws and Logic Problem. Their only other release was a S/T 12" MLP on Sorry State records that came out in 2008.
1. Aranea Codec 2. Canus Operandi 3. Laugh Track 4. Living Scraps 5. Green Sperm DOWNLOAD
Bootleg 7" comp of some of the earliest bands in the Vancouver punk scene. These recordings from 1977-79 were never released until the 1991 Zulu Records double CD "Last Call: Vancouver Independent Music 1977-1988". Although these four bands were short lived, key members would soon go on to form D.O.A., Subhumans and the Pointed Sticks to name a few. Supreme Echo Records is currently working on a Stiffs 7" EP that I think will be out later this year or next.
1. THE FURIES - What Do You Want Me To Be 2. THE SKULLS - Fucked Up Baby 3. THE STIFFS - Fuck You 4. VICTORIAN PORK - I Don't Give A Shit DOWNLOAD
Continuing on with Canadian content month, here's some wicked female-fronted metal crust from Montreal. Well, not some but all as this tape compiles everything they put out(hence the title). Singer Janick Varning is currently fronting Parasytes, go check that shit out.
Toronto's been cranking out heaps of great HC bands for years now and these guys were no exception. I know at least one dude from Terminal State later played two other killer T-dot bands, School Jerks and Kremlin. They also have another 7" available as well as a 12"EP and a demo. There's mention on the Deranged Records site about a CD discography in the works, but that was from 2007 so I'm going to assume it's either taking a realllly long time to for it come out or it was scrapped altogether. 1. Sick 2. Disease 3. Wake Up DOWNLOAD