February 19, 2010

  Between Monorchid and Wrangler Brutes there was Skull Kontrol, the perfect transitional point between demented punk and demented hardcore. Like any band featuring Chris Thomson on vocals there is an unhinged angle that sets it apart from most comparisons. Thomson in some ways is the Washington D.C. post hardcore equivalent to Mark E. Smith. Belligerent & poetic it is an excellent compliment to the band’s trashy punk rock attitude. This recording was made in October 1998 but I have no clue as to where? The set is made up of tracks that would appear on ‘Deviate…’ and ‘Zzzz’. Excellent:




4 Responses to “SKULL KONTROL – Live 1998”

  1. Andy said

    cheers for this. I keep an eye out every so often for the stuff you post as it’s a mighty fine selection that you post. do you have any swivelneck stuff as I can’t find anything of theirs anywhere online?

  2. killingtechnology said

    here is the second Swivelneck album:
    I have the first also… bit more Fishwife
    Also, did you see this:

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