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First Demo 12​/​29​/​80

by State Of Alert

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This single collects the eight songs that S.O.A. recorded with Skip Groff at Inner Ear Studio in December of 1980 during their first-ever recording session. Two of the songs ("Disease" and "Stepping Stone Party") were originally released on the Flex Your Head sampler and "Gonna Have to Fight" was included on the band's No Policy EP. The rest are unreleased versions.

credits

released March 18, 2014

Henry Garfield - vocals
Michael Hampton - guitar
Wendel Blow - bass
Simon Jacobsen - drums

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State Of Alert Washington, D.C.

Henry Garfield formed State of Alert (S.O.A) in October of 1980 with guitarist Michael Hampton, bassist Wendel Blow, and drummer Simon Jacobsen. The band released 13 songs through Dischord — three on the "Flex Your Head" compilation record and ten on the "No Policy" EP, which was Dischord's second-ever release — and performed a total of nine shows before calling it quits in July of 1981. ... more

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