Saturday, June 24, 1995

Flyer - Tuesday June 24, 1995

Flyer - Saturday June 24, 1995

There was a year when Rotate This would host shows in their back area of the store. Here is one with Blowhard.

Tuesday, June 20, 1995

Tuesday, June 13, 1995

The Curse "Teenage Meat" CD

"Teenage Meat" is basement recordings and lo-fi material recorded by the Curse. This also includes the "Shoeshine Boy" single the band released along with some live material. Other People's Music released the CD. You can find a link for the CD at The songs on here are:

1. Raw
2. Aggravation
3. Switchblade Love
4. Something Ya Can't Tell Your Mother
5. I Accuse You
6. Eat Me
7. Shoeshine Boy
8. Killer Bees
9. Teenage Meat
10. Oh My God
11. Feelin' Dirty
12. Something Ya Can't Tell Your Mother
13. I Accuse You
14. Switchblade Love
15. Eat Me
16. Aggravation
17. Blunks
18. No More Ice Cream
19. He's My Boy
20. Johnny Feels Good
21. If It Tastes So Great, Swallow it Yerself

Thursday, June 8, 1995

Various Artists "Smash the State, Volume 2" LP

This was the second installment of the Smash the State series. This too came out on Frank Manley's label No Exit Records. Once again Frank stuck to releasing eps in the entirety. He starts out with a band from Winnipeg called Lowlife. This band featured Richard Duguay on bass who went on to play guitar in Personality Crisis. The ep re-released on this comp is called "Leaders" and was originally released on a label called Airout Music back in 1979. MP3 files can be found out Good, Bad Music for Bad, Bad Times!

The Spys were a repeat band to the series. The Spys were from Windsor and self-released this ep in 1980. The songs were "Underground" and "Machine Shop".
Private School were also on this comp. They were from Vancouver, BC and appeared on the "Vancouver Complication" comp. The band formed in 1977 originally as an art school band. The band had rotating members and at one point had Tony Bardach on bass from the Pointed Sticks. They opened for the Police on their first North American tour in 1979. The songs on here are on a self-released ep and are:
1. Money, Guns and Power
2. Fuck You
3. I Wanna Know
4. Sci-Fi

Silicone Injection self-released a 5 song ep titled "Sic Nos Non Nobis". It was recorded at R+R Studios from September 1980 to Januaury 1981. The songs released on the ep are:
1. Kids are People Too
2. Payday on Friday
3. Agro
4. At War with Peace
5. She's A
The ep can be downloaded at

The Malibu Kens were from Edmonton. They released an ep titled "Be My Barbie" on their own label Exploding Debut in 1981. The band also had some songs on the "It came from Inner Space" comp which is a little known Edmonton punk comp. Let's Dance do a tribute to the above shot in their first ep on Longshot Music. 7" from the Underground has a download for the "Be My Barbie" ep. The songs on this ep are:
1. Crude City
2. Wednesday Morning at 5:00 as the Day Begins

Wasted Lives and Big Black Puppets were from Vancouver and featured future Modernettes and Pointed sticks members. Wasted Lives did a song called Divorce" and Big Black Puppets did a song called "False Hopes". This ep came out on Gestus Music in 1979 originally.
A summary on the collection of the Smash the State materials can be found up at Model Citizen ... Zero Discipline.