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luckylager, October 14, 2017 in White Noise
Hoping this comes to Aus.
Already have the Iggy Pop, John Varvatos 4 part series on the history of punk.
Just found out the Circle Jerks will be touring here in September this year
Remember singing along to this song so many times
The album this song is from , Group Sex, is legendary.
They will be playing at the commodore ballroom in Vancouver on Sunday July the 3rd at 8 pm.
These guys are total punk/ hardcore legends.
On 3/17/2022 at 9:18 PM, Ilunga said:
I’m good friends with all of those guys!
I couldn't remember the artist for the song above and was doing some searching on youtube and found it in this documentary about the punk scene in Victoria
One of the first post-Runaways girl groups, the Dishrags were there almost from the start, forming as 15-year-olds in Victoria, B.C. in 1977 and then hopping across the Georgia Strait to become a part of the burgeoning Vancouver punk scene. The girls debuted on July 30th, 1977, backing up the Furies at Vancouver's legendary Japanese Hall. The threesome - guitarist and singer Jade Blade, bassist Dale Powers and drummer Scout - rode a wave of popularity out west, performing regularly at places like the Smilin' Buddha and the Japanese Hall, including "a punishing, sneer-filled set"* supporting the Clash at the Commodore on January 31st, 1979.
The Dishrags recorded the acerbic anti-love song 'I Don't Love You' for the excellent Vancouver Complication before unleashing this swell debut in 1979. The plodding title track on the three-song EP pulls back on the controls somewhat. But the band get back to basics on the more frenetic flip side, with the gloriously amateurish punk of 'Love is $&!#' and 'Tormented', each clocking in at the perfunctory two minutes or less. They followed up in 1980 with the more polished Death in the Family EP, co-produced by the Pointed Sticks' Bill Napier-Henry and released just as they were breaking up (irony, anyone?). What's more, in a final blast of in-your-face mockery, the gals released it on fake - and rather convincing - RCA Victor labels.
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