Category Archives: Canada

The Sturgeons – Punk Rock Virgins

Sturgeons – Punk Rock Virgins // Forward Disorder (Social Blemish Records) 1980. Here’s an old KBD single from Canada that has a Skinnies, Normals, Bureaucrats, maybe even Stiff Little Fingers feel to it. What was it with those Canadians? So … Continue reading

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AKA – Red Therapy

AKA – Red Therapy – God, City Drugs, 645 Dog // Raggedy Andy’s, Fear, Mental Timebombs (Zulu Records) 1980. Another great Canadian New Wave release. AKA are often referred to, along with UJ3RK5 and Monitor as “West Coast No Wave”. … Continue reading

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The O Voids

O Voids – Record On, Flying Pan // Emergency Broadcast System, Lost and Found (Lost Space Records) 2008. Definitely one of the best new releases I have received here at the Last Days of Man on Earth World HQ. This … Continue reading

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The Poles – CN Tower / Prime Time

The Poles – CN Tower // Prime Time (Nimbus 9 Records) 1977. Here’s a pretty good blast of obscuro punk wrock from Canada. Toronto to be exact. 1977. Yeah…77 is actually pretty early for something like this and The Poles … Continue reading

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Riot.303 – Crowd Control

Riot.303 – Crowd Control (Cardiac Records) 1982. There just really isn’t much information available about this one out there. It’s not listed on either Flex or Kill From The Heart. Punk Rock Record Sleeves has it posted but alas no … Continue reading

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Viletones – Screaming Fist 7inch

Viletones – Screaming Fist (Vile Records) 1977. This one is an absolute classic. A true monster. Fronted by Steven “Nazi Dog” Leckie with Freddie Pompeii on guitar/vocals, Chris Hate on bass/vocals and Motor X on the drums/vocals, The Viletones were … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

I have been diggin a lot of tunes lately that are currently in print. Went record shopping recently…the first time I have done that in a while. So I’m gonna share some of it as well as a few other … Continue reading

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The Dishrags – Past is Past

The Dishrags – Past Is Past (Modern Records) 1979. The Dishrags were an early all girl punk band from Canada in the late 1970′s. This is thier first single ‘Past Is Past’.. A lot of critics prefer thier second single, … Continue reading

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The Nils – Sell Out Young

The Nils – Sell Out Young (Psyche Industry Records) 1985. This is one of my favorite EPs ever. The Nils were a really brilliant band. There is so much emotional depth to these songs. Mag Wheel Records released a compilation … Continue reading

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