Sunday, May 19, 2013
6-track mini-album of unknown punkband Virus X. They were from Buffalo, New York but recorded the album in Toronto, Canada.
Absolutely no info on them so would be great if someone knows more about Virus X.
This album was released in 1985 on Uniray Records.
Below I found some live footage from 1986, although they only play covers so it seems. Contains an email address for the band.
1. Johnny Likes Pain
2. Go To College
3. Saturday Night At The Morgue
4. Way too Fast
5. Wedding Night
6. That's Too Bad
Sunday, April 21, 2013
City Indians played a lot with Conflict back in the day.
Their 1st demo 'Spoilsport' was released in 1986. 'Root Of Freedom' was released in 1987 and has an extra live side which contains a few older songs like 'Spoilsport' and 'Apartheid'. This demo shows a more melodic side of the band.
City Indians would go to release a quite poppy 7" in 1988 called 'Nicholas Parsons Is Feathery Galosh'.
Andy Sewell drummed for this band (not on the 7") and would join Concrete Sox later on. One of the coolest people I met back in the day, and me and some friends visited him in Derby a few times. Don't know what he's doing these days but he ran the Victoria Inn for some years.
1. Freedom Lies Inside
2. Bury The Debt
3. Radioactive Wasteland
4. Taxes/Ballad Of The Dead
5. Wanky Doodle Dandy
6. Think About It
7. Is Anyone Listening
8. Such A Shame
10. Freedom Lies Inside
12. Radioactive Wasteland
13. The Greed And The Grey
15. Such A Shame
16. Is Anyone Listening
17. Could Do Better
18. Bury The Debt
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Creep Insanity were from Eeklo, Belgium. They were around in the late 80's and played crossover, a style that was popular back then. They were HC punx playing metal. There are some interview snippets in between the songs and they state that they didn't like the common macho attitude of the heavy metal dudes.
Creep Insanity were a 3-piece: Rabbit on drums who did a lot for the HC scene back then, Bassie who played bass and was rarely seen sober :) and Peter on guitar and vocals (who is an amazing guitarplayer btw.). Later on Kris of Hate Crew joined on vocals.
After they split up, Bassie played in the short-lived Braindead, with Stinky (No Numbers, Repulsives) on drums.
Ripped this demo from a cheap, shitty, German cassette brand called Standard. There are a few sound drops unfortunately. Don't have a sleeve as well but found an old sticker so I scanned that one. Don't know when they recorded it as well. Boosted the sound a little bit.
Check Smurfpunx for pictures of the band.
1. Destroying The Insane
2. The Arise
3. Brew Your Own
4. Pirates Of Evil
5. Stop The Madness
8. Instrumental Song
9. Candy Girl
11. Another Religion
12. Digging Your Own Grave
Saturday, March 30, 2013
4th tape released by B-Product posted here. Like 'Gegen Nazis', this is an international compilation.
Some tracks were taken from records, others from demos and also some live recordings.
From Poland we have Dezerter (2 tracks from their classic 1st 7") and Armia (from Jak Punk To Punk comp. LP).
From France there's Scraps with 2 tracks from the 'Apartheid' 7".
From Holland: The Regiment (cool HC punk), Anal Terror (HC punk), Cry Of Terror (metallic HC, live), R.O. Conspiracy (2 tracks from the demo posted here before) and Bambix (all-female melodic punk).
From Scotland we have Oi Polloi. 2 live tracks and one studio track.
From Belgium we have Disgorge with 2 tracks from their 2nd demo, and Get Stuffed. This was a rock'n'roll punk band from Tielt.
From Sweden there's Heavy Hell and Van Sac (with 2 tracks from the demo posted sometime ago).
From Japan we have 2 tracks of Idiot Idolaters (released 2 7"s on Chicken Shit Records (Disarray, Insect Powder) ) and a live track of the Fuck Geez (band of Yumikes who runs MCR Company). Seems that all these were lifted from the Consumer Blackmail comp. tape.
Asbestos Rockpyle is the only US band.
And from Switzerland we have Dark Age with 3 tracks from their 7".
Last track on each side is cut off unfortunately.
Unite + Win - Side A
Unite + Win - Side B
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Here's another comp. tape on BCT released in 1984, 90 minutes and international.
First 3 bands on the tape all come from Denmark. Razor Blades are the most wellknown. They did a 7" and a split 7" with Flere Døde Pansere. This split 7" was re-released in 2009 and a comp. of their demo, 7" and comp. tracks was also released on one LP.
Disrespect is the 2nd Danish band and I can't find any info.
3rd is Flere Døde Pansere mentioned above. Great HC with female lead vocals.
Next are Italians Not Moving with an untitled track. A cult garage rock band with a lot of releases on labels like Electric Eye and Spittle.
The rest of side A are all US bands.
Next band needs no introduction. Early tracks from The Accüsed.
Next is one song of Schlong. No info but from the same area as The Accüsed.
Wallflowers from CA is next. one track. Already appeared on another BCT tape called 'Eat Me'.
Toxin III from Louisiana is wellknown for the KBD classic 7" released in 1982 on Vinyl Solution. Mix of tracks from the 1983 demo and live. More hardcore than the 7".
Another Louisana band is Snufflix. No info.
Next is an untitled track of Love Canal. Posted their album here before.
Diet of Worms from Oklahoma are next. Tracks taken from their demo that got re-released on a 7" in the 90's on German label Old World Records.
Nebraska band Power Of The Spoken Word deliver 3 tracks. Released a cult album 'Language Of A Dying Breed' in 1985.
Last on side A is Wild Hairs from New Jersey with tracks taken from their album on Mutha.
Side B start with another track of Wild Hairs. Then it's up to Canadians The Bill Of Rights with a track from their 1st 7".
Mental Crisis was a posi-band from Missouri and only released a demotape. Would like to hear it.
Killing Children from Indiana is next. They did a 7" on Gravelvoice.
Happy Flowers were 2 members of The Landlords (album posted here before) doing noisy demento stuff.
Another obscure band is Youthinasia from Illinois. No info.
Youth Korps from Connecticut are pretty known. They didn't last long but recorded a demo that was released on a 7" in the 90's on Dutch label Crucial Response. Short and fast songs.
Boston band Cancerous Growth are next. Shared members with Psycho and released some records on their own Ax/ction label.
Back to Europe with &*!!% from Germany. Can't find any info on them.
Another German band is Äni(x)vax. They were from Münster. Appeared on quite a lot of comps. back then. No records of their own.
Kanalkotzer! is another unknown German band. Tracks probably taken from the 'Peter Alexander' demo.
Last band is the wellknown Vicious Circle from Melbourne Australia.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
One of the many comp. tapes released by Chris of BCT. 'Hideous Freaks Search For Happiness' was released in 1984 and contains US-only bands. Track listing is a bit messy on this one. also had to equalize the sound level to some of the recordings.
Happy World from Denver, CO deliver one song of their 'Sad Gesture' demo.
Ministry Of Truth were from Le Mesa, CA. One song from their demo. Also released an album 'Signifcant Others' in 1985.
Seattle band Drills continue with 2 songs off their 'Skull Death' demo.
One song of Angry White Boys. No further info.
Next are Entropy. 4 songs and the titles are mixed up somehow.
1 song of another unknown band called Catharsis.
Hates are a pretty wellknown punkband from Houson, TX. Already around from the late 70's.
Next are Grand Rapids, MI band Born Without A Face. According to Kill From The Heart there's an extra track. I probably tagged 'Only Human' as an untitled Hates song. There's a 2LP comp. out in a wooden box. Costs a small fortune but Blogged And Quartered uploaded a complete discography some time ago. Don't know if the link still works.
Toejam were from San Antonio, TX. One untitled track probably taken from their demo. Some members were also in Prenatal Lust.
Another unknown band called Random Killing with a Killing Joke cover. Not the Canadian band with the same name.
Useless Pieces Of Shit from Tucson, AZ finishes side A with 5 untitled tracks. More info on the Disillusion Music site and all their recordings can be found on their bandcamp page.
Side B starts with Arcata Boys Choir (misspelled as Arcatia Boys Choir) from Arcata, CA. Tracks from their 'Drug Free Youth' demo.
Next are better known Boston band Psycho. 4 tracks from their early (non-grind) phase.
Teenage Depression were from New Providence, NJ and released a cool 7" 'Skank Or Die' in 1984. Some tracks from that 7" appear on this tape.
U.S. Distress have been featured here before. Tracks from their '14 Songs, Oh Boy! demo.
Now the tracklisting gets very messy so sorry if there are mistakes. I think there's an extra track of U.S. Distress not mentioned.
Next are Sacred Denial from Chatham, NJ. Only 2 untitled songs mentioned but I think there are more. Sacred Denial released 5 albums.
Self Inflicted Wounds were from Sikeston, MO. One untitled song probably taken off their 'Keep Out Of Reach' demo.
The White Pigs from Hartford, CT deliver one untitled track. 1st 7" is powerful HC, later records are more metal.
Last band is State Of Confusion from Boise, Idaho. No title but probably taken from their 'Confusion Or Control' demo. S.O.C. released 2 cool albums that can be found here and here.
Hideous Freaks Search For Happiness
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Van Sac were a band of Sweden I know nothing about. In 2004 US label Distort released a 7" with 4 tracks from a demo recorded in 1986. These tracks can be found here as well.
The 'Greatest Hitz' tape was released in 1987 so I don't know if the songs are the same versions (no time to look for the 7"). But there are 4 extra songs on this one.
No mention on Van Sac on Kill From The Heart as well, so this band must be pretty obscure.
The last track 'This Is War' ends with minutes of dark ambient-like noise.
Note the very primitive computer lettering on the sleeve.
3. No Need
8. This Is War
Sunday, December 30, 2012
2nd demo of Brussels HC band Mental Disturbance, recored and released in 1989. They appeared on a few comp. tapes posted here before.
I've seen them live a few times. Always did a good show.
Mental Disturbance always had a strong USHC sound. They do a cover of the Adolescents here. Bassplayer Beastie does the vocals on that one.
Never heard the 1st demo tape 'Hard Of Hearing' released in 1987. In 1990 they did their only vinyl release; a self-titled 7" on French label Alternative Noise.
Guitarplayer Michel Kirby played in Arkangel, Deviate and Length Of Time afterwards.
Tracks 15 & 16 ripped as one track.
Track 14 is not a homophobic song. Back in the day people thought that anal sex was the way to get AIDS, which has been proven wrong. It's a song about this horrible disease in a period that people never survived when one was diagnosed seropositive.
1. I Haven't Got A Friend In Jesus
2. Our Crew
3. Deafening Noise
6. Don't Let The Feeling Fool You
7. The Sound Of Confetti Falling On The Ground
8. Come Back
9. Nothing To Tell
10. Mental Disturbance
11. I Hate Children (Adolescents)
12. I Hate Posers
13. We Like Hot Dogs
14. Anus Virus (A.I.D.S.)
16. Food Doesn't Walk