The term 'angry old man' fits to Keith Morris - the man behind Circle Jerks/Black Flag - like a hand in a glove. The thing is, it is a tag that has lived with him throughout his life; only now is the 'old man' shtick coming into relevance. Two years ago, The First Four EPs took the punk world by the scruff of the neck in a way not too dissimilar from how The First Four Years did when a then Henry Rollins-led Black Flag released it in 1983. The self-titled debut LP from Morris, Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats, Redd Kross bassist Steven Shane McDonald and Rocket from The Crypt/Hot Snakes drummer Mario Rubalcaba is as angry and raw as you would expect to hear from the super-group, the only difference is now people look ready to start listening and pay attention.
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Punk super-group OFF! have unleashed an accompanying music video to the track 'Wiped Out' to mark their triumphant return. After a string of extremely well received EPs over the last few years, the group compromising of former Circle Jerks and Black Flag singer Keith Morris, Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats, Redd Kross bassist Steven Shane McDonald and Mario Rubalcaba of Rockets From The Crypt/Hot Snakes fame show us all that the classic punk ethic that many though was dead and buried is still alive and kicking.
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