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Willful Neglect, St Paul, Minnesota Hardcore Punk Rock, 1982-1984

15 Nov

Blind Approach Christmas show 7th Street Entry

14 Sep

1988? 1989?BlogBlindApproach2

East Side Punks, 1979 – 1984

15 Apr

Thanx Joe Meier, Michelle LaBossiere Jorgenson, Mike Phillips, Wade Johnson, Mike Reiter, Mike Nilles, Brad Johnson, Darrell Schuster and Jim Wallin for the photos. 16602_715771915123457_969985297_n155336_379708882105371_1981872588_n




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Beth Wakefield

Bob Schrenkler

Brad Johnson

Bryan Chuhel

Chris Anderson

Coleen Ashton

Dale Schuster

Dan Miggler

Darrell Schuster

Dave Holt

Dave Yapel

Diana Hague

Dean Johnson

Glenn Krausmann

Heather Kaudy

Henry Hormann

Jackie Sullivan

Jeannie Sullivan

Jimmy Wallin

Joe Meier

Joel Ruiz

John Ammentorp

John Kass

John Ohr

Jon Spencer

Kathie Lee

Maria Larson

Mark Freisis

Mark Madden

Mark Reiter

Mark Ruka

Marty Kearney

Mary Halberg

Matt Johnson

Michelle LaBossiere

Michelle Ruka

Mike Giefer

Mike Hawes

Mike O’Connor

Mike Phillips

Mike Reiter

Pat Ashton

Patty O’Connor

Perry Narducci

Phil Voerding

Roger Debace

Rory Schoenheider

Scott Bushinski

Scott Finholt

Scott Grubich

Scott Peterson

Steve Misukanis

Steve Nelsen

Terri Schuler

Todd Brutlag

Tom Mooseburger

Tom O’Connor

Vince Karshnia

Wade Johnson

who am I forgetting?

The Swingin’ Teens – ‘Step Out and Meet Allah’ 12″ EP, 1988

21 Jan

OG Punk Rock from Iowa, their 2nd release, later repackaged as a “limited edition” (50 copies) as a double LP with the ‘Transfixation’ LP. 1000 copies originally pressed on vinyl. Also released on cassette.

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15 Miles from Nowhere

Swingin’ Teens Theme

I’m Loose

Say Goodbye

Man Sized Action: ‘Claustrophobia’ and ‘Five Story Garage’

3 Nov

STOP THE PRESSES! Garage D’or Records have released a CD. Check it here.


Man Sized Action was a post punk group from the Minnie-Apple. They released two records in ’83 and ’84. The first album was produced by none other than Bob Mould. Both records, a were released by Reflex Records. The band consisted of Pat Woods – Vocals, Tippy – Guitar, Kelly Linehan – Bass, and Tony Pucci – Drums. Second Guitarist Brian Paulson joined for 1984’s Five Story Garage.

Five Story Garage’s distinctive cover art was the result of an error in preparation for the four color printing process.


The Reactors: Harding High School, 1979

20 Oct


397907_234422859974251_2119448228_n800101ReactorsThe first punk rock band from the East Side of St. Paul. How cool is this for a High School concert? If you went to Harding, check this little gem out, or even if you didn’t……BIG THANKS to Mike Phillips (guitarist and leader) for allowing me to present stuff from the band that changed my life. (LISTEN AT THE LINK BELOW- WARNING: PROFANITY)

Mike Phillips – guitar
Jimmy Wallin– bass
John Ohr- lead vocals
Steve Nelsen– drums
Roger DeBace– guitar

Mike went on to play in Sonny Vincent & The Extreme. Jimmy and Roger went on to speed things up with Willful Neglect. Steve Nelsen played drums in Shatterproof (MCA Records), The Sedgwicks, and many others.

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