The Adolescents & ILL Repute Live

The Adolescents

The Adolescents formed in January 1980 in Fullerton, CA by Steve Soto after he was booted from Agent Orange in December 1979. Original members were: Tony Cadena (vocals), Steve Soto (Bass), Frank Agnew (Guitar), John O'Donovan (Guitar), and Peter Pan (Drums). Both John & Peter left in June and were replaced by Rikk Agnew (Guitar) and Casey Royer (Drums), both formerly of Social Distortion & The Detours.

The Adolescents signed with Frontier Records in January 1981 and recorded the Blue Album the following month. From start to master, the album was done in four days. The album started hitting the stores in April. Rikk was relieved from the band just as the album was being released, and was replaced by Pat Smear (formerly of the Germs and destined for Nirvana & Foo Fighters). This line up lasted until the end of June when Pat left.

We were planning our first tour for late summer through the fall and Pat couldn't tour. He was replaced by Casey's roommate Steve Roberts. This line up recorded the "Welcome to Reality" EP in July, which was eventually released in October 1981.

Unfortunately the "Classic" Adolescents broke up in August 1981 just before our first ever tour was getting under way (oddly enough, we'd never made it out of California). Not too bad for a band that was only together a year and 8 months! After the break up, Tony formed the Abandoned, Steve & I joined Legal Weapon, Casey formed D.I. and Rikk joined Christian Death after his departure.

After the break up in August 1981 we all did various things, D.I. being the most consistent of all our individual endeavors. After he did his solo album in '83, Rikk joined D.I along with our younger brother Alfie Agnew of Almost 21. This was in my opinion the best version of D.I., the "Ancient Artifacts, Horse Bites, Team Goon" era. That line up ended when the Adolescents reformed in April 1986.

The reformed Adolescents started out with the original "Blue Album" line up. Shows were plentiful and we started working on a new album. By the time the recording of the album was coming up Casey and I left the band. Casey wanted to keep D.I. going, and I lost interest. Sandy Hansen took Casey's place and my younger brother Alfie took mine. They recorded the "Brats in Battalions" album in the late summer, a couple of weeks after me and Casey split.

Ill Repute

An American hardcore punk band from Oxnard, California, formed in 1981, they are noted for popularizing the "Nardcore" sound in the mid-1980s hardcore punk scene. With countless great albums released on Mystic and Dr. Strange Records, as well as their breakout single "Clean Cut American Kid" featured on Rodney on the Roq III, IR has become widely known as the ambassadors of Nardcore.
They are still performing today with three original founding members, Jim Callahan, John Phaneuf and Tony Cortez. Their drummer Chuck Shultz has been with them for over nine years.
On this special occasion, the band will be performing their classic 1984 full length album What Happens Next in its entirety to commemorate the 30th anniversary. This is a must see!

Bad Samaritans

Horhay
Eric
Jody
Kile

Live Fast, Die Stupid 7"
OUCH!!!
Dead From Dying
RE_GUR_GI_TATE

$15.00

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