The Edge – S/T E.P. 7″


Way too late for the trend The Edge spits out some great melodic Dils flavored punk in the year of the big HC boom. But who cares cause this is great. Really great! I don’t know what happened to the mastering or whatever cause the sound is a bit up and down here and there. Guess it’s punk so… Relocating from Ohio to Boston I guess they tried to make it. Wonder how surprised they where to find that the boy scout scene had started to show it’s ugly face already. -Hu? Where are the non stereotyped punks with an open mind? -Fuck you! We’re shaved and pumped up and do homo erotic dances with other shaved and pumped up boys. And by the way it’s fast or nothing! -Or wait a year and we’ve all grown our hair and gone metal.

If you got anything to share about The Edge don’t be shy. Leave a comment!

Country: USA
Year: 1983
Label: Smear
Format: 7″
Songs:
Death To A.O.R.mp3
Leave Home.mp3
Newport Gestapo.mp3

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10 Responses to The Edge – S/T E.P. 7″

  1. Jay Thurston says:

    Very great tunes, too bad for the production…

  2. Cow says:

    Used to see these guys at The Jockey Club and other Cincinnati joints all the time — great! Many thanks for posting this.

  3. Mamie says:

    Yeah! Really AWESOME!!
    Great! Bad production is something like the real DIY punk sprit to me!

  4. fred says:

    That was my problem with hardcore too. Where did all the girls go? Why are there only shirtless bald dudes rubbing against each other? It wasn’t the speed of the music that was the problem, the Germs lp was already lightspeed, but Darby didn’t sing like a drill sargeant.

    In ’82 I stopped going to shows altogether for almost a year, until I realized I could head to Hollywood and see Red Cross, Joneses, Mau Maus, Endless Banana, stuff like that. . . missed Godzillas completely, never went there.

  5. Senap says:

    Great rock’n’roll-punk, and yes, bad production…
    Way better than the Edge (UK) anyhow..

  6. Clamy says:

    The singer/guitarist from the Edge lives in Miami now and still plays music, including some of the songs from this record. He’s still a great musician and a nice person. He has a lot of great stories about gigs at the Jockey Club and elsewhere. You can see a pic of him and read a few quotes in the book Going Underground by George Hurchalla, available through http://www.zuopress.com

  7. martyn says:

    dont know much about these,great sounding record,i like it

  8. I’m the singer/guitarist for this band and the one who put out the record. The reason for the trashy recording was that it was done on a 4 track cassette in the laundry room of my basement! You can see some videos of the band at <http://youtube.com/victorgarciarivera We’re going to be doing a reunion gig in Cincinnati in late November 2011 and may release a CD compilation with recordings from 1983 to 1987.

  9. alleywaykid says:

    Awesome that there was a reunion, hope a tour might materialize next time, come play in Oregon!

    Alright gentlemen, the bands website tantalizingly lists their complete discography, let’s go to work, we need to hear the cassette tape!!!
    https://sites.google.com/site/johnnycubatheedge/sounds

  10. Tim Alborn says:

    I remember Victor and The Edge from Boston, where they moved in ’83 or
    84 and played some great shows at Chet’s Last Call with their teenaged Boston drummer.

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