THE DEGENERATES were the youngest Houston punk band formed in late 1979 played gigs at ‘The Island’ and ‘Joe Star’s Omni’ with great bands as, Really Red, The Angelic Upstart, The Dicks, Big Boys, Chelsea, Chron Gen, Toxic Reasons, The Stains, Dirty Rotten Imbecilles and many more.
Hiawatha Bailey was the black Iggy-esque frontman (short on Iggy stage moves, but stronger than Iggy vocally) for Michigan’s Cult Heroes. Formed in ’78, the Detroit-style punk band opened for all the bigshots when they came through Ann Arbor, and lived up to their name by recording two of the better Midwest pre-hardcore punk records.
Boston was a hotbed of punk starting in the mid-70s but in those days it was tough for bands to put out records.
Art punk, No wave,social criticism with punk attitude. One of the best and obscure US bands of late Seventies!
Canadian underground legends, all original studio recordings, finally out of Rave Up Records!
Gina Harlow and the Cutthroats were icons in the hey-day of Punk and New Wave, in New York City. Their shows at Max’s Kansas City, CBGB’s, Trax, Heat, Hurrah’s, and The Mudd Club were legendary.
Inspired by the ‘77 Punk pages of Creem and Rolling Stone magazines, four suburban Detroit high school journalism classmates fashioned themselves into a band.
Ground Zero was more than a band; it was a group of outcast musicians and visual artists hailing from Ohio, Maine, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and places in between.
In 1980, Detroit’s LUKE MUCUS & THE PHLEGM morphed into the more user-friendly LUKE WARM, catching the New Wave/Power Pop bug.
The Streetkidz were a bunch of NYC rockers that released only one rare EP in 1981 with three tracks (Go To School / Easy Way Out / In The IRA) on their own label (CK).
Guitarists Mike Enright and Byron Stevens met drummer Curt Gary at the University of Cincinnati in the early 70s.
Finally one of the legends of the early S.Francisco punk music are on vinyl: these amazing tracks were in fact recorded in 1980 but they never saw the light!
Philadelphia’s punk rock finest band! Started in 1977, the band was really popular at the ‘The Hot Club’, one of the main punk venues in USA.
The Dawgs were born in Beverly, Massachusetts, (just north of Boston) in the late 1970's. Ispired by sixties garage bands and local idols Real Kids, the band recorded a killer three-song EP on Greenline Records in 1979.
Finally available the definitve anthology of Minnesota's Misanthropes! The band released four great and rare singles on the cult label Break'er Records between 1978-81.
Amazing glam punk rock from New Orleans. These bands played a great mix of New York Dolls/Heartbreakers style rock'n'roll.
New Jersey pycho punkers on acid! Obnoxious and insane studio and live material recorded in 1978/79.