Before there was Nirvana, NOFX, or whatever band happens to be headlining 24 Gilman Street this weekend, there was D.O.A.
Henry Rollins once famously described the original incarnation of the band—the classic Joe Keithley, Randy Rampage, Chuck Biscuits, and Dave Gregg lineup—as the shit you could not fuck with.
Vancouver punk historians can get a reminder of how great those days were when D.O.A. releases its upcoming full-length 1978, which features alternate and early takes of classics like “The Enemy”, “Fucked Up Ronnie”, and “Liar For Hire”.
Through the magic of the Internet, and a secured advance stream, we've heard said tracks, and they are every bit as incredible as one might hope.
Preview the compilation at the SBC on Saturday (June 29) when Keithley hosts a listening party that will include a solo set, spoken word, and performances by Tim Russian and the Pavel Bures.