Monthly Archives: November 2007

Detox

I got an email from Steve Humann, the bassist from the great and woefully unrecognized LA punk band Detox earlier this week. It was entitled “I searched your site for an older LA band called Detox.” The first sentence of … Continue reading

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Subjects – The Subjects

Subjects – The Subjects (Civil Antidote) 1982. Who are the Subjects? Does anyone know more about this band? Here is their lone EP from 1982 released on Civil Antidote and below is their performance from Peter Iver’s fundamental New Wave … Continue reading

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Polyrock

Polyrock – Polyrock (RCA) 1980. I had completely forgotten how fucking amazing this album is/was. I’m serious. It’s been re-released for the first time on CD ever and since I received it in the mail, I have not stopped listening … Continue reading

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This is Phoenix not the Circle Jerks

This is Phoenix not the Circle Jerks – (Placebo Records) 1984. This one used to line the record bins back in the day. Nobody I knew owned it. Ostensibly it was a hardcore album but really it was just a … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Art-Punk, Metal, Uncategorized, hardcore, skate | 3 Comments