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Over the past four years, OFF! have proven to be more than just a band. They also raise a series of challenging questions. After four decades of heavy use, does punk rock still have any life left in it? Do Keith Morris and his gang of grown-ass punk heroes still have the goods? They’ve answered their own questions with a resounding yes through a packed itinerary of shows and a handful of recordings that are among the rawest musical experiences of the new decade. Combining reckless improvisational energy with the combined skills of four deadly sharp musicians, OFF! have dug down through a decades’ worth of accumulated stylistic garbage, and rediscovered the stripped down core of noise, speed, and rock & roll that punk seemed to have lost forever. Their third full-length studio recording, Wasted Years, is the most direct and in-your-face embodiment of OFF!’s mission yet. Recorded in their practice space, live to 8-track 1/2" tape--with the barest minimum of rehearsal beforehand and enough mic bleed to make punching in over rough spots afterward an impossibility--the album captures the group (Morris, guitarist Dimitri Coats, bassist Steven McDonald, and drummer Mario Rubalcaba) in the spontaneous act of bringing its 16 songs to frenzied life. Listening to it is like jumping into the middle of one of the most chaotic and electrifying creative musical environments on Earth, where Cuban rhythms and Sabbath riffs collide with the energy of a California circle pit. Searingly loud, frantically paced, and best taken in a single 23-minute dose, Wasted Years is a sonic cinder block, a clenched fist raised in the face of rock & roll refinement. If you had any questions about the state of punk in 2014, this is your answer.

Heimatstadt: Los Angeles, CA

Genre: Punk rock


Songs in der Playlist

Off! (2012)

Song erster Stream letzer Stream Anzahl
503 24.01.2015 27.10.2020 37
Borrow and Bomb 20.01.2015 22.08.2020 36
Cracked 18.02.2015 04.08.2020 25
Elimination 22.04.2015 02.06.2020 24
Feelings Are Meant To Be Hurt 12.03.2015 12.09.2020 34
Harbor Freeway Blues 29.01.2015 12.10.2020 32
I Got News For You 16.05.2015 27.09.2020 29
I Need One (I Want One) 07.02.2015 26.07.2020 40
Jet Black Girls 06.02.2015 06.10.2020 35
King Kong Brigade 11.01.2015 14.10.2020 33
Man From Nowhere 17.02.2015 27.10.2020 20
Toxic Box 03.01.2015 11.06.2020 26
Vaporized 01.01.2015 10.09.2020 38
Wiped Out - - 0
Wrong 11.01.2015 03.05.2020 22
Zero For Conduct 25.03.2015 28.09.2020 41

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Song erster Stream letzer Stream Anzahl
Wiped Out 13.01.2015 21.08.2020 59