The Deadbeats – Kill The Hippies

The Deadbeats – Kill The Hippies (Dangerhouse) 1979. What can be said about this? Goddam if it isn’t one of the greatest art-punk recordings ever. For much more detail than I could ever provide, consult Break My Face.

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13 Responses to The Deadbeats – Kill The Hippies

  1. tescosuicide says:

    This is so good -I miss bands like this.

  2. Joe Stumble says:

    Dude, I totally agree. NOTHING sounds even remotely like this nowadays.

  3. ged says:

    Never heard them before – amazing band – the only banad they sound a bit like to me is a mega-mega-fast version of Punishment of Luxury ( UK 77-81 band – checkout the songs Puppet Lide and Brainbomb)

  4. Chardman says:

    Good job, last man…
    …i’d been wanting to hear that for years.

  5. O says:

    Classic 7″ and cover.

  6. Anonymous says:

    my friends all loved this band. me? not so much. i loved the chiefs. now i kick myself for never picking this up. is there a boot? oh, wait… those dangerhouse LP comps have this! awesome. -dylan

  7. Cassidy says:

    Really good 7″, crazy and original sound

  8. Joe Stumble says:

    actually the dangerhouse comps didnt have this. just “I Shot Maria” which was an outtake. Weird huh?

  9. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been looking for this shit forever!!!KILL KILL KILL THE HIPPIES!!!

  10. Joe Stumble says:

    kill em cuz ya need a scapegoaaaat!

  11. Alice Bag says:

    LOL – I haven’t heard these in YEARS.
    Geza X…
    Thanks for posting all this great music.

  12. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for postin’ that.
    I saw the Deadbeats live in ’77 at the San Diego Comic Con (true story ask eric caiden) great players.

  13. MIKE IX says:

    Amazing record…I used to own it way back before a girlfriend stole it (I think)… my brother hated it cos he was a hippy…
    Deadbeats are great always…!

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