Vicious Circle CD (2009)

Artist: Zero Boys

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Label Secretly Canadian/ada
SKU 210612052
UPC 656605018829
UPC 14 00656605018829
Format CD
Release Date 2/3/2009
Author Zero Boys
Technical Info
Engineer John Helms
Producer John Helms; Zero Boys
CatalogID SC 188CD
Lable Name Secretly Canadian
Released 02/09/2009
Original Release 1982
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00656605018829
Album Notes and Credits
Zero Boys: Paul Mahern (vocals); Terry Hollywood (guitar); David "Tufty" CLough (bass); Mark Cutsinger (drums).
The Zero Boys: Paul Z. (vocals); Terry "Hollywood" Howe (guitar); David "Tufty" Clough (bass instrument); Mark Cutsinger (drum).
While hardcore's story was largely told on both coasts at the very beginning, scenes sprang up everywhere trailblazers like Black Flag and Dead Kennedys played live shows. One such area, the unlikely city of Indianapolis, concealed one of hardcore's best-kept secrets--the Zero Boys were as smart, funny, and furious as their more famous contemporaries, and their sense of pop melody and songcraft were better than most. Exuberant songs like the Who-esque "Livin' in the '80s" and the hyper-agitated "You Can Touch Me" race by explosively while still maintaining total clarity. Singer Paul Mahern spit out his socio-political lyrics in a rapid-fire cadence that never disintegrates into barking, and bassist David Clough is as nimble a bassist as hardcore ever saw. Though the Zero Boys sputtered out into obscurity shortly after 1982's VICIOUS CIRCLE was released, Secretly Canadian's reissue reminds listeners of just what could have been.
Professional Reviews
Mojo (Publisher) (p.123) - "With a rhythm section as locked-down as any funk band, their frantic melodies tripped over each other in the musical stampede."
Record Collector (magazine) (p.105) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] frantic riffing and politically-charged lyrics still sounding fresh..."
Disc 1
1 Vicious Circle
2 Amphetamine Addiction
3 New Generation
4 Dirty Alleys/ Dirty Minds
5 Livin' In The 80's
6 Drug Free Youth
7 Down The Drain
8 Outta Style
9 You Can Touch Me
10 Forced Entry
11 Hightime
12 Charlie's Place
13 Trying Harder
14 She Said Goobye
15 Slam And Worm
16 Untitled Track
Product Attributes
Artist Zero Boys
Music Format Compact Disc

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