Thing of the Day
MAY 3rd 2011
Off! as in f*** off! or p*** off! or as in what ever you want it to be really.
are a band (shall we call them a supergroup?) fronted by Keith Morris. A
seminal figure in terms of American punk since the late '70s, Keith
Morris was a founding member and vocalist of L.A.’s infamous Black
Flag, he then went on to form the equally highly respected Circle
Jerks. Nice live forty minute shoot, by Mike Collins, just went up
online, some nice tasty footage of the band performing live at 924
Gilman, legendary punk venue in Berkeley California on April 22nd 2011.
Some OFF! background from their own website and biog:
“The individual roots established by Keith Morris
(Black Flag/Circle Jerks), Dimitri Coats (Burning Brides), Steven
McDonald (Redd Kross), and Mario Rubalcaba (Earthless/Hot
Snakes/Rocket From the Crypt) are uniquely woven throughout the rock
music canon. Each has challenged society's cyclical and complacent
ideals in their own respective bands, and three decades on they've
never strayed from their intentions. Now they come together as a
four-piece called OFF! and they're a”...
(...continued at offofficial.com/bio.html )
And here’s some more OFF! video footage, in the form of an interview, via the excellent Amoeba record shop website, where you’ll also find a free download of their track Panic Attack www.amoeba.com/live-shows/videos/off
(Off! photo credit: Dan Monick)