Sunday, November 14, 2010

Happy Anniversary to Me: The Dicks-Kill from the Heart

My word, has it been a year already? I can't believe that this crap heap continues to ooze down shit mountain. But I suppose there's no reason to stop now. I've hit my goal of having over 50 followers in a year (I have pretty modest goals) and have received some pleasant e-mails from readers. So I guess I'll continue to air my grievances and sound like the old prick that I am. So here's a special treat for you (of course you can always send the site a birthday present) since it's all the readers that make me want to keep this going. It's really not overselling it if I call this a classic. Influential to so many groups, this odd lot of Texans continue to get played around here. Blast this the next time you're at your local glory hole.

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13 comments:

  1. congrats on year one son. 'it's from the heart. you need to be shot!'

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  2. hey,mang! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!
    YO DIS SHIT IS FUN,LOVE YR BLOG!!
    -G O D http://sluggisha.blogspot.com

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  3. Yay for punk rock. This is mighty weird - I was listening to Hate The Police (as one does!) only last night!!

    Years just keep getting shorter, but that's no reason to stop either.

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  4. spoken like an old bastard. It's true though. A year seems like a month to me now. Perhaps the alcohol has something to do with it, but it seems like it all just gets lost in the blur now. So, I do plan on keeping this going. It's therapeutic and I can definitely use some outlet to vent aside from accosting strange old crones and the local bookstore. Thanks for all the comments. You're a relief.

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  5. and even as on old git, 'hate the police' can still rile me up. a modern classic, really. mudhoney's cover is decent enough too.

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  6. an acquaintance passed this along to me years back. still love it.

    the split LP is great too.

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  7. I don't think it's ever gonna go out of style. It's just that classic.

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  8. Not sure I've ever been called a relief before ; ) It's nice to hear peoples opinions other than us pretentious old wankers. Your 50+ are generally a pretty shy bunch, although it's quite difficult to get a proper discussion going in this format when you can't easily see when new comments have been posted.

    The split certainly is a marvellous record. The Big Boys are a top band too.

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  9. Big Boys will be posted here at sometime since I believe that Texas punks (bite my tongue) got it right. It's really neglected scene, rife with great bands. It's just that is such a dreadful state that I really don't want to give it due credit.

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  10. Maybe it's because they've got so much to rail against. It must be a total drag for a band to find themselves somewhere so reactionary, not that I've ever been there or know what I am talking about ha ha. I always thought it must have been a bummer for 13th Floor Elevators et al too. From here Austin has a better rep than the rest of Texas although that's not saying much.

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  11. Well, you anticipated a soon-to-be post. Easter Everywhere is one of my all time favs, so that will show it's face anon. Texas is horrible. I hate to generalise, but I've seen nothing good of it. And I've traversed it several times. I'm sure there's decent people there (I've even dated girls from there) but it seems to exemplify the worst attributes of the united states. And that seems to be a point of pride for many there. It's just not the place for me I should say. But yet, lots of great band cam from there so....

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  12. grats on a year!!! love yer blog

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