Drop The Needle: Boston Punk Anthology
(Celebrity Death Certificate, Scratch, Gang Green, Smegma+the Nunz)
Released on September 20, 2013
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DROP THE NEEDLE: BOSTON PUNK ANTHOLOGY - (Various Artists) compilation CD
A new compilation CD of five old-school hardcore punk and punk rock bands from Boston. This new full-length 13 song compilation features hardcore legends, Gang Green, as well as Smegma + The Nunz from 1982 who consisted of future members of both The Freeze and Gang Green. The Gang Green song included on this compilation is from 1985 and has never been released on CD before. This original recording of “Let’s Drink Some Beer” consists of Gang Green’s most famous member line-up during the “Alcohol era” of the mid 1980’s. This track was also co-written by friend of the band, Dicky Barrett, of Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Jimmy Kimmel Live fame. Mallet Head consisted of 3 members of Gang Green and they released 2 albums for Frontier/ BMG in the late 80’s. Celebrity Death Certificate features Erich Thaler from Stompbox on vocals. Stompbox released the landmark album STRESS on Columbia Records in 1994. Trev Records has hired the services of Landshark Promotions to complete a press and radio campaign. (Trev Records #77)