Band: The Dirty Scums
Album: Full Speed Ahead!
Release Date: December 1986
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Label: Dirty Records (3)
Release Country: Belgium
Record Type: 14 Tracks Vinyl Album LP
Belgian Punk band The Dirty Scums was formed by Dirty Pik around Christmas 1981 and played its first gig on 6 March 1982. It took until 1983 before a stable line-up was formed. This line-up consisted of Dirty Pik, Dirty Zjantie, Dirty Jenz and Clo, a female singer. In 1984 the girl left the band and the rest continued as a trio.
In 1984 and 1985 they published their own fanzine that contained articles as well on music as on politix. The band played all over the Flemish part of Belgium and became one of the main bands of the second Belgian punk boom together with others like Zyklome A, Capital Scum, Sponky Business, ... In 1985 The Dirty Scums released their first album which was then the second album of this Belgian punk scene (the first one bein' made in 1984 by Zyklome A). It was the first album in a long line of products which were all released on their own independent label Dirty Records. From 1985 till 1989 the band released three albums, two EP’s and a tape.
At the end of the eighties most - if not all - bands of this second boom have split up, however The Dirty Scums kept on playin’ their punkmusic. Their first three albums then represented a quarter of all Belgian punk and hardcore albums made in the eighties. They had released another two tapes and an EP when a fourth member joined the band in 1994. The Scums had then operated for ten years as a trio. Vinyl albums had become history in the nineties and the Scums started a series of CDs. At the b (...)
|A1||The House Of The Dirty Scums||2:42|
|A2||It's My Life||1:36|
|A5||She Lived Right||1:05|
|A6||What's The Matter With The Girl||1:47|
|A7||Symptoms Of The Grown-Ups||4:13|
|B1||Song For Rudi||2:34|
|B2||Michel Stree, We Support You||2:30|
|B5||Punx Not Allowed||4:25|
|B6||A Provocation Of The State||3:04|
|B7||They Dropped The Bomb||3:46|
Recorded and mixed at Studio Aaltrack - Zomergem.
All pictures taken at Seulefestival-Zerkegem on 12/07/'86.
Dirty Records is a division of VZW The Dirty Scums.