PUNKNET 77 - Dils



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The Dils were one of the most political punk band on the late '70s L.A. punk circuit. Led by harmonizing brothers Chip (vocals, guitar) and Tony Kinman (aka Tony Nineteen; vocals, bass). The The first drummer was Andre Aiqover. In 1978-1979 John Silvers played the drums and in mid 1979 was Zippy Pinhead's (ex-DOA) turn to bang the drums. Dils played the final show at Roosevelt Bar 02/80. During the group's four years of existence, it only released three 7-inch singles; all of their albums were posthumous, culled from the singles and various live performances. Kinman brother were later famous with country-punk band Rank and File.

Discography:

I Hate Rich / You're not Blank (What? Records WHAT-02) -77
Class War / Mr. Big (also known as '198 Seconds'; Dangerhouse SLA-268) 12/77
The Sound of the Rain / It's Not Worth it / Red Rockers (Rogelletti RR-001) 04/80
** LP ** Live (Iloki 51003) -87
** LP ** Dils (Lost) -90
** LP ** Dils Live 1977/1980 (Triple X 51003-1)

Most important tracks on compilations:

Saturday Night Pogo: Mr. Big (Rhino 003) -78
What Is It: I Hate the Rich -82
Rat Music for Rat People: Blow Up (Go! Records; re-release CD Presents Ltd 003) -82
Dangerhouse volume 1: Class War (Frontier 4629-1-L) -91
Dangerhouse volume 2: Mr. Big (Frontier 01866 34640 2) -92

Dils links:

Dils - official


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