Band: Circle Jerks
Album: Wild In The Streets
Release Date: October 1988
Music Genre: Punk Rock Hardcore
Label: Frontier Records
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 14 Tracks Vinyl Album LP Reissue
The Circle Jerks are an American punk rock band formed in 1979 by vocalist Keith Morris and guitarist Greg Hetson. Morris had previously been a vocalist for Black Flag and Hetson had been a guitarist for Red Cross (later known as Redd Kross). Both bands practiced at a rehearsal space called The Church, located in Hermosa Beach, California. Morris and Hetson quit their bands at about the same time, but for opposite reasons: Morris felt Black Flag practiced too much and Hetson felt Red Cross didn't practice enough. The duo recruit jazz-trained drummer Keith "Lucky" Lehrer. Lehrer had auditioned for Red Cross but had been rejected by the other members of the band for allegedly being "too good", much to Hetson's frustration (Red Cross's previous drummer, Ron Reyes, ended up replacing Morris in Black Flag). Bassist Roger Rogerson (born Roger Dowding) was the final addition to the band. The Circle Jerks quickly rose in popularity due to their hyperspeed music and energetic performances, but their habit of re-using music and lyrics from their previous groups (sometimes including bits that the members of the Circle Jerks did not author) did not win them many fans among their former band mates. Their debut release, 1980's "Group Sex" featured 14 songs in 16 minutes and is considered a class (...)
|A1||Wild In The Streets||2:33|
|A2||Leave Me Alone||1:20|
|A3||Stars And Stripes||1:38|
|A4||86'd (Good As Gone)||1:53|
|A5||Meet The Press||1:16|
|A7||Murder The Disturbed||2:00|
|B7||Just Like Me / Put A Little Love In Your Heart||4:00|
Remixed reissue of the 1982 original on Faulty Products. Includes lyrics insert.
Remixed at Mister Rogers Studio.
Mastered at K Disk.
© & ℗ 1988 FRONTIER RECORDS.