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Fear – The Record (1982) Vinyl Album LP Reissue

Band: Fear (3)

Album: The Record

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock

Label: Slash

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 14 Tracks Vinyl Album LP Reissue

Fear is a punk rock band formed by vocalist/guitarist Lee Ving and bassist Derf Scratch in Los Angeles, CA, in 1977. The band is known for their controversial lyrics, which are, at times, sexist and/or homophobic, though this is usually meant more to be shocking than it is to be taken seriously. Following the release of their first single, drummer Spit Stix and guitarist Philo Cramer joined the band and, for many, this constituted the "classic" Fear line-up. The band's reputation grew after appearances in the movie "The Decline Of The Western Civilization" (where they antogonized a San Francisco crowd nearly to the point of riot) and on a 1981 episode of "Saturday Night Live" (where they appeared at the insistence of John Belushi; the band brought their own slam dancers and eventually the network cut away from the band mid-performance; for years, the episode remained one of their few SNL episodes that NBC refused to re-run).

After the release of their first LP, "The Record", in 1982, Ving fired Scratch and the band went through a number of bass players, including Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers fame (this line up, however, did not release any material). In 1993, Spit Stix and Philo Cramer quit the band after a financial dispute with Lee Ving. Ving returned in 1995 with a n (...)

14 Tracks
A1 Let's Have A War2:17
A2 Beef Boloney1:45
A3 Camarillo1:06
A4 I Don't Care About You1:48
A5 New York's All Right If You Like Saxophones2:07
A6 Gimmie Some Action0:58
A7 Foreign Policy2:15
B1 We Destroy The Family1:53
B2 I Love Livin' In The City2:03
B3 Disconnected2:05
B4 We Got To Get Out Of This Place2:38
B5 Fresh Flesh1:42
B6 Getting The Brush2:30
B7 No More Nothing1:29

Recorded Dec. 1981 at Sound City Recording Studios, Van Nuys, Calif.
Distributed by Warner Bros. Records

Reissue of Slash Records release SR-111.

Pressing plant derived from the stamped 'Ι‘' logo in the runouts that belongs to Allied Record Company along with their sequential job codes.

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