Monday, April 21, 2008

CHECK THIS OUT



Haw! Zero Defex was "along with NEGATIVE APPROACH, the most outstanding early-80s Hardcore-band from Midwest-USA!" Yeah, that's right all you, "oh he just writes about his shitty band from a million years ago" weasels! Suck it up!

If anyone knows where the royalties from this release are going, please write me. Cuz none of us knew it was even being made until we stumbled on this link...

9 comments:

Don’t Overfeed said...

"...and most notably 14 tracks by the incredibly awesome ZERO DFX, recorded in 1983 and along with NEGATIVE APPROACH, the most outstanding early-80s Hardcore-band from Midwest-USA!"

from Midwest-USA!" is delimiting?.

Delimiting means "for the purpose of determining the position within defined or assumed boundaries."

Big fish, relative to a small bowl.

Shane Lamotte said...

So would it be wrong of me to buy a copy of this pirated Zero Defex material? Better question, when are you guys gonna hit the studio and release a new album?

Brad said...

Shane said:

"So would it be wrong of me to buy a copy of this pirated Zero Defex material? Better question, when are you guys gonna hit the studio and release a new album?"

We have a new CD in the can and the guys in Ohio tell me it should be in their hands by Monday!

As for buying the pirated stuff, a guy who heard it says it appears to be the same material released last year on a 7-inch vinyl record by Get Revenge Records. That one (Get Revenge) is legit. So get it instead. Tho I plan to buy the bootleg as well myself.

Anonymous said...

Congrats, you just got rick-rolled by brad warner!

...Damn!

Anonymous said...

He just writes about his shitty band from a million years ago. Boring.

Blake said...

I would contact RIAA about this (http://www.riaa.com/). Unless you have a lawyer.

ellen said...

RIAA - good or bad?
depends on which side yr on.
being downloaded or downloading

ASCAP is really good on protecting musician's rights and royalties, too.

Dim said...

Cool

Random Non Sequitur said...

Funny- I heard about Zero Defex around the same time as I heard of Jerry's Kids and Gang Green, SOA and Government Issue- and a ton of other seemingly inconsequential outfits from fledgling scenes across the U.S. and England. There were three big ponds- New York, London, and Los Angeles. They did not happen simultaneously, and worked off of each other and cemented a solid foundation. But the bulk of the work released was from small scenes on the outskirts of big cities manned by punks dedicated to doing a thing solely out of love, because they wanted to- not for money. They were pretty much all shitty bands- that didn't matter. It wasn't about stage lights and explosives and double necked guitars. It was about doing something yourself- creating something, not sitting around waiting for someone to sell it to you. And about rolling around on the floor or jumping up and down or bouncing off the walls, completely disregarding what the standards and social norms are at the time.

I know a guy who has been sitting on 75 really nice mixing board bootlegs he recorded from 79-85 in San Diego and L.A. He just realized that if his house burned down a huge chunk of music history would fall by the wayside, and so he contacted the bands he could and got no response and so burned copies and started getting them out to people, just to be sure it doesn't all get lost in a mishap. He could have made a bunch of $$$ but that's not his style. Very nice. He also re released a comp that he produced in 82 that my band was on and just gave them out to friends, because the comp was a limited release on cassette and those don't fare so well over time.

Too bad you got pirated, but you have to figure you really know people were paying attention when you finally get bootlegged.

Surprised it wasn't on Mystic. ;) Moody was a shameless bugger back in the day.