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Fucked Up

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The band formed and played their first shows in early 2001. The initial practicing lineup consisted of 10,000 Marbles (Guitar), Concentration Camp (Vocals), Mustard Gas (Bass Guitar) and Chris Colohan (of Left For Dead/The Swarm fame, and was lead vocalist for now-defunct Cursed). Just prior to recording their demo tape, Concentration Camp moved to guitar and vocal duties were taken over by Pink Eyes (also known as Mr. Damian).

Drums are played by Mr. Jo (also credited as G. Beat or J. Falco). Following the release of the demo, the band embarked on a long series of 7” records. The band released the “No Pasaran” 7” in May 2002. The Police 7” was released on March 2003, quickly followed the Baiting the Public 7” in May 2003. Two more 7”‘s followed in 2004, the Dance of Death single, and the Litany 4-song EP. The vinyl releases to this point were collected on 2004s Epics in Minutes CD. The band was the subject of a two-minute 16 mm film showing its links to the Toronto hardcore scene, a local infoshop and punk radio show.

The bands use of imagery and symbolism (notable the use of Sigils) took a decided turn after the release of Epics in Minutes, as it was followed by two limited 12"s, the Looking for Gold 12”, and the live Let Likes be Cured by Likes 12”. The Looking for Gold 12” contained no liner notes or credits, no song titles, and a hidden track. It was self-released by the band in 2004 in two limited runs of 300 & 400 copies. The title track was 16 minutes long, used 18 guitar tracks, had a three minute drum solo and contained 5 minutes of whistling.


Members:
Damian Abraham
Jonah Falco
Mike Haliechuk
Sandy Miranda
Josh Zucker
Ben Cook

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Fucked Up

Hidden World

Date: 08.31.09

Format: CD / LP / DD

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