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Do You Remember Me? A Tribute To HEAD
Do You Remember Me? A Tribute To HEAD Punk Rock Theory
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 12:50
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- by Tom Dumarey

You could be forgiven if you haven’t heard of Seattle’s HEAD yet. I mean, it’s not like they are putting much effort into making you aware of their existence. They self-release all of their albums and most of their EPs, don’t do promo and hardly ever tour. Which makes that when you have heard of HEAD, you kinda feel like you are in on a secret. Well, you and the 29 bands contributing to this tribute album.

With everyone from Manges and DeeCracks to Geoff Palmer, Jimmy Vapid and Isotopes pitching in, there is a helluva lot of tribute being paid to HEAD’s take on Ramonesque punk rock. Of course, with 29 bands, there are bound to be a couple of duds. But overall the quality here is pretty up there. Which I guess says as much about the quality of the source material as the bands paying tribute.


Track listing:

  1. SO-Cho Pistons - Theme Of HEAD/No Hugging, No Learning
  2. Manges - Senor Itchy
  3. Parasites - Spend The Night Alone
  4. Neon Bone - The Sissy
  5. TOUGH - I’ve Made My Peace With The Hippies
  6. MEGA - They Used To Call Them Bums
  7. DeeCracks - Killed By Death
  8. The Putz - Don’t Go Looking In The Closet
  9. Isotopes - I Can See What You Dig
  10. the SUCK - No One Likes A Snitch
  11. Lorrainas - Stag Party
  12. Mugwumps - Calvin And Susie
  13. Ratcliffs - 35 Years Older Than You
  14. Flamingo Nosebleed - Am I Fresh?
  15. Livermores - Tireshredding
  16. Proton Packs - Gladys Kravitz
  17. Geoff Palmer - Always Know Your Enemies
  18. Young Rochelles - Teachers Pet
  19. Johnny Terrien & The Bad Lieutenants - Magic 8 Ball
  20. NECK - Larry Tate
  21. Ratbones - Do You Remember Me?
  22. Prozacs - Taking A Peek
  23. Volkov - Pull The Plug
  24. Jimmy Vapid - Ballad Of The Hamburglar


Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.