- By Chris Walter

Argh Fuck Kill: The Story of the Dayglo Abortions

  • Title: Argh Fuck Kill: The Story of the Dayglo Abortions
  • Author: Chris Walter
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 305
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  • Argh Fuck Kill The Story of the Dayglo Abortions The DayGlo Abortions are perhaps the most misunderstood and maligned punk groups ever to exist To this day critics and naysayers are unable to see past the corrosive lyrics and explicit imagery to th

    The DayGlo Abortions are perhaps the most misunderstood and maligned punk groups ever to exist To this day, critics and naysayers are unable to see past the corrosive lyrics and explicit imagery to the true meaning beneath Readers of this book, however, may be shocked to learn that below the nasty exterior and foul language, the DayGlo Abortions are much concerned aThe DayGlo Abortions are perhaps the most misunderstood and maligned punk groups ever to exist To this day, critics and naysayers are unable to see past the corrosive lyrics and explicit imagery to the true meaning beneath Readers of this book, however, may be shocked to learn that below the nasty exterior and foul language, the DayGlo Abortions are much concerned about the fate of humankind than anyone could have imagined Defenders of the underdog and crusaders against injustice, the legendary band from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada have identified greed as being the single largest problem facing this world today Survivors of a landmark obscenity trial, endless abuse from the musical press, and nonstop personal debauchery, the DayGlo Abortions remain undaunted after than thirty years as the toughest, most outrageous punk group of all time.

    1 thought on “Argh Fuck Kill: The Story of the Dayglo Abortions

    1. The Dayglo Abortions are a band that I really liked since probably around 1986. Through that time, the band developed quite a reputation, quite a history, and there were lots of rumors and stories that I heard over the years, but nothing that I was ever in a position to verify. When this book came out, it was my opportunity to find out the true story behind the band.Chris Walter took on quite a task in writing the book, but he succeeded admirably. He writes a very detailed account of the band's [...]

    2. For the most part, I enjoyed this sad/funny/horrifying/depressing/funny biography chronicling 30+ years of the madness that was/is the cult punk/metal/skater/crust band, the DayGlo Abortions. Unfortunately, and perhaps for obvious reasons, drummer, original member and only continuous member, Jesus Bonehead, apparently declined to participate which leaves the story feeling somewhat incomplete. Also, I got the feeling that Chris Walter was, perhaps, a bit too close to his subject matter and theref [...]

    3. Might be more of a 3.5, but I rounded up. There were some stylistic tics that bothered me (can we PLEASE stop with the epithets?) but I mostly looked past it and enjoyed the look at the early Canadian punk scene and the many ridiculous antics of our antiheroes. Who the hell packs their wounds with cocaine and duct tape? Oh, right.

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