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A hot-to-trot punk supergroup featuring members of Minor Threat, S.O.A,. International Noise Conspiracy and Girls Against Boys, they’re set to drop their debut album on 8 May through Epitaph.
The seeds of the band were first sown four years ago when Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Bad Religion) and Michael Hampton (S.O.A., Embrace, One Last Wish) got together in Brooklyn to jam. The two schoolfriends then brought in their former classmate Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside), going on to recruit frontman Dennis Lyxzén (Refused, International Noise Conspiracy, INVSN) after catching Refused’s set at Chicago’s Riot Fest later that year.
The quartet eventually checked into Little Steven Van Zandt’s Renegade Studios to lay down the ten tracks that make up their debut. ‘Brick’ is the first fruit of their labours to see the light of day…