Band Name: Poison Idea
Music Album: We Must Burn
Album Release Date: March 1993
Music Genre: Punk Rock Hardcore
Record Label: Vinyl Solution
Album Release Country: United Kingdom
Music Record Type: 11 Tracks Vinyl Album LP
Poison Idea was started in 1980 in Portland, Oregon, by vocalist Jerry A. (Lang). Within a year, the band had a solid lineup with drummer Dean Johnson, guitarist Tom Roberts (aka Pig Champion), and bassist Glen Estes. The band was motivated by the Germs and Black Flag, and took their musical cues from bands such as Discharge and SOA. Pushing the speed limits of contemporary punk rock, they played raw and angry hardcore the likes of which had rarely been heard before (or since). Chris "Tense" replaced Glen on bass by the time of their 1983 debut EP, Pick Your King, a classic and arguably the best hardcore record ever released. Its subsequent followup, Record Collectors are Pretentious Assholes featured Pig Champion's substantial collection on the cover, and were both put out on the Fatal Erection label, run by Pig Champion and Malcom Conover from Eugene, Oregon.
In 1986, Poison Idea released the aptly titled Kings of Punk LP on Pushead's Pusmort label. By this time, the band's sound had changed from manic, breakneck thrash, to a more driving, Motorhead-influenced attack - losing none of their intensity, anger, or nihilism. In the next few years, Poison Idea's lineup (mainly the rhythm section) changed several times. 1987's War All the Time was somewhat of a misstep - nowhere near as powerful as their previous output - although the two EPs released the next year both had good material.
By 1989, Poison Idea seemed to pull it together; after trouble wi (...)
|A1||In Order To Live||2:25|
|A2||Hung Like A Saviour||3:08|
|A3||Hard & Cheap||2:45|
|A4||Endless Blockades For The Pussyfooter||3:41|
|A5||It's Not The Last||5:30|
|B1||When I Say Stop||2:40|
|B5||Stare At The Sun||3:21|
|B6||Religion & Politics Pt. 1||1:25|
Issued with a printed inner sleeve.
Recorded at Sound Impressions.
Tracks A2 and B5, March '92.
Tracks A3, A5 to B4 and B6, September '92.
Mixed at the White Horse, November '92
Distributed in the UK by Pinnacle Tel: 0689 873144
Distributed in Australia by Shock, in France by New Rose, in Germany by EFA, in Italy by Flying, in Spain by Capote, in Scandinavia by House of Kicks, in Switzerland by Tuxedo, in Benelux by Semaphore / Boudisque
Made in England © 1993 Vinyl Solution ℗ 1993 Licensed from American Leather Records
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