Punk Rock Australia

Lots of classics from here. Essential listening includes Babeez, Chosen Few, Fun Things, Leftovers, 1st 2 News releases, Psycho Surgeons, Radio Birdman EP, Razar, Rocks, 1st Saints LP, 1st 2 Thought Criminals EPs, all Victims releases and both Young Identities EPs. Run out right now and get the 2 Murder Punk CDs which contain several of these in their entirety since you'll likely never be able to find the originals anyway. Less well known but still recommended are the Bodysnatchers, Celibate Rifles 1st EP, Johnny Demon, Johnny Dole, Just Urbain, Lipstick Killers - Sockman 7", Manikins, Marching Girls, Public Execution, Quick & The Dead, Rejex, Riptides, Tactics EP, Upsets, Vampire Lovers 1st, and the X LP. One of the better newer bands were the Onyas. Also good, and worth a chuckle or two, are "Jonestown Suicide" by Nasty Nigel, "Dead Budgies" by the XL Capris (but don't bother with any of their other releases besides this one), and "Squeal Like A Pig" from the Flying Calvittos.

Acid Drops                 Rattle My Zulu +2 7"
Assassins                  Assassination/Suicide 7" (1982) 
Asteroid B-612             Forced Into A Corner CD (1994)
Babeez                     Nobody Loves Me +2 EP (1977)
Big Bongin' Baby           2 Weeks Of Decadence EP
                           Under Attack From The Squares EP (1994)
                           Appetite For A Whopper LP (1999)
Birthday Party             Mr. Clarinet/Happy Birthday 7" (1980)
Bits of Kids               They Say +1 7" 
Black Chrome               Australia's God/We're Tomorrow 7" (1978) 
Bodysnatchers              Frantic/Mystery 7" (1980)
Bored                      Little Suzie +1 7" 
Box Of Fish                Erosion/Sex Cat Killer (1982) 
Boys Next Door             These Boots Are Made For Walkin'/Boy Hero 7" (1978)
                           Door Door LP (1979)
                           live [Melbourne (1979) and Sydney (1979)]
Cartoons                   Feel My Heart-Beat/Watch Out! Beware! 7" (1980)
Celibate Rifles            But Jacques The Fish EP (1982)
                           Quintessentially Yours LP (1983)
                           Sideroxylon LP (1983)  
Chosen Few                 The Joke's On Us EP (1978)  
                           Do The Manic! LP [recorded 1978] (1998)
                           A Root And A Beer CD (1999) [1978 EP, live, etc]
                           Really Gonna Punch You Out! 2LP (2001) [1978]
Coneheads                  EP
Conspirators               Expressway To Your Brain EP (1984)
Contrapunctus              2 EPs 
Cosmic Psychos             s/t LP (1987)
                           Go The Hack LP (1989)
                           Blokes You Can Trust LP (1991)
                           Palomino Pizza LP (1993) 
                           15 Years - A Million Beers 2LP/2CD (2001)
                             [2CD has extra non-LP tracks]
Credits                    Its You/Fazed & Dazed 7" (1979)
Dagoes                     Daunting +1 7" 
Death Sentence             Ryan - Thanks For The Support EP (1985)
Decline of Reptiles        What I Feel/Flesh 7" (1986)
Derek & The Wrecks         Chuck Solids +1 7"
Desert Rat                 Need Your Love/Reaching For The Sky 7" (1978)
Division 4                 She's Just Not Anybody +2 EP (1982)
Eastern Dark               Johnny + Dee Dee +1 7" 
                           Where Are All The Single Girls? CD (2000) 
                             (studio + live tracks from 1985-86)
End                        My Confession/White World 7" 
Flying Calvittos           Goodbye You Spaghetti Punks EP (1979) 
Frontier Scouts            When Daddy Blows His Top/Out Of Your Shell 7" (1983)
Fun Things                 When The Birdmen Fly EP (1980) 
Go Betweens                Lee Remick/Karen 7"
                           People Say/Don't Let Him Come Back 7"
                           78 til 79 The Lost Album CD (1999) [includes 1st 2 
                             7"s + unreleased from 1979]
God                        Rockin' Marky +1 7"
Gunston, Norman            I Might Be A Punk (But I Love You Baby) +1 7" (1977)
Hellmenn                   Anyone/Possum 7" (1990)
                           Herbal Lunacy LP (1987)
Innocents                  Beathoven & The Innocents - No Hit Wonders From Down 
                             Under 2CD (2000) [1976-2000 recordings including
                             Sooner Or Later/The B-Side 7" (1980)
                             Come Tonight/Absence 7" (1981)]
Introverts                 live and demos (1983)
Itchy Rat                  Save The Label's/One Man's Brains 7" (1985)
Johnny Demon & Devils      You Make Me Spew/Shut Your Mouth 7" (1980) 
Johnny Dole & The Scabs    Scab Animal 1977 CD [prev. unreleased studio/live]
                           Scab Animal 1977 LP [recorded 1977] (1997)  
Johnny Kannis              Under The Boardwalk/King Of The Surf 7" (1978); 
                           King of The Surf/Pushin' Too Hard 7" [rec. 1977]  
Just Urbain                Burning/Part 2/Guns & Guitars EP (1979)
                           Everybody Loves Just Urbain EP (1980) 
Kelpies                    Dungeon Tapes [comp. of 7", comp. tracks, etc]
Klerks                     I Need A Pardon/Love & Pain 7" (1983)
                           The Groove Tapes EP [recorded 1979] (1985)  
La Femme                   Chelsea Kids/I Wanna Be Your Man 7" (1979) 
Last Words                 Animal World/No Music In The World Today 7" (1979)
                           Animal World/Wondering Why 7" (1979)
                           Animal World/Every Schoolboy's Dream 7"
                           Top Secret/Walk Away 7" (1980)
                           Today's Kids/There's Something Wrong 7" (1980)
                           s/t LP (1980)
Leftovers                  Cigarettes & Alcohol +2 EP (1979)  
Lime Spiders               Slave Girl/Beyond The Fringe 7" (1984)

                           Out Of Control/Save My Soul 7" (1985)
                           Just One Solution/Drip Out 7" (1987)
Lipstick Killers           Hindu Gods of Love/Shakedown USA 7" (1979)
                           Sockman/Pensioner Pie 7" [recorded 1978] (1984)  
Little Murders             Things Will Be Different +1 7" (1979)
                           She Lets Me Know/It's Over 7" (1981)
                           Stop! LP (comp of 1978-82 material)
Lubricated Goat            Shut Your Mind +1 7"
Makers of The Dead Travel  7"
  Fast
Makeshift                  Love Is Everywhere?/Joke 7"
Manikins                   Radio World/I Never Thought I'd Find Someone Who 
                             Could Be So Kind 7" (1978)
                           Premonition/Laugh Too Loud 7" (1979)  
                           Last Gasp CS (1978-81 material)
                           Live Locally CS (date unknown)
Mansons                    I Died Four Times/What Is Her Name? 7" (1982) 
Marching Girls             True Love/First In Line 7" (1980) 
Meanies                    Them +1 7"
                           Scum +2 EP
                           Come 'n' See LP (c1993)
                           10% Weird CD (1993)
Minuteman                  Voodoo Slaves/I Wanna Be Your Minuteman 7" (1982)
Moodists                   The Disciples Know/She Cackles 7" (1983)
Nasty Nigel                Jonestown Suicide/AKA 7" (1979) 
New Christs                Face A New God/Waiting World 7" (1981)
                           Born Out Of Time/No Next Time 7" (1984)
                           Divine Rites CD (1999) 
New Race                   The First and The Last LP
                           The First To Pay LP 
News                       Dirty Lies/Chop Chop 7" (1978)
                           Dirty Secrets 7" [= 2 Babeez tracks (Dowanna
                             Love/Hate) + flexi (Sweet Dancer Au Go Go/Tell Me
                             Why)] (1979)
                           That Girl/I'm So Confused 7" (1980) 
No Control                 LP (1987)
Numbers                    Government Boy +2 7" (1979) 
                           Five Letter Word/Alone 7" (1980)
                           live (c1981)
Onyas                      split EP with Big Bongin' Baby; 
                           Beer Gut +1 7" (1994)
                           Live For Rejection EP (1994)
                           Heterospective LP (2000)
                           Get Shitfaced With The Onyas CD (1996)
Paradox                    I Don't Care/Nowhere 7" (1979)
Philisteins                EP
                           Bloody Convicts LP (1988) 
Press                      Alcoholic/Rock Capital 7"
                           Fodder For The Critics LP (1979) 
Primitive Calculators      Can't Stop It/Do The Dance 7"
                           s/t LP
Progression Cult           New Blood EP (1982)  
Proles                     Underaged/Police 7" [recorded 1978] (1980)
Proton Energy Pills        2 7"s 
Psychosurgeons             Wild Weekend/Horizontal Action 7" (1978)
Psychotic Turnbuckles      EP 
Public Execution           Methadone Slave/SS Brigade 7" (1982) 
Pupils of Love             Rock'n'Roll/Hound Dog/Golden Memories EP (1985) 
Quick & The Dead           Child Molester +4 EP (1981) 
Radio Birdman              Burn My Eye EP (1976)
                           Radios Appear LP [original Australian version] (1978)
                           Living Eyes LP
                           Murder City Nights! LP
                           Rock 'n' Roll War 1976-1978 LP
                           Radio-Activity LP (7"s and EP's collection)
                           The Essential Radio Birdman LP (1974 - 1978) (2001)
                           Live Paddington Town Hall (1977)
Razar                      Task Force/Stamp Out Disco 7" (1978)
                           Money +3 EP (1979)  
Razor Gang                 Neutron Bomb/Video Dreams 7" (1982)
Rejex                      Niagra Baby/Who Wants To March? 7" (1980) 
Relatives                  Uncle Theo Comes To Visit EP (1979) 
                           Now She's On The Beat +2 EP (1980)
Riptides                   77 Sunset Strip +2 EP (1979)
                           Tomorrow's Tears/Some Other Guy 7" (1979)
                           Resurface 2LP (1987)
Rockets                    Mean Mistress/Little Donna 7" (1980) 
                           unreleased stuff (c1980)
Rocks                      You'r So Boring EP (1978)
                           Burn Out +3 12" (1987)
                           Combat Zone LP (1990)
                           CD [= You'r So Boring EP + extra tracks]
Rude Band                  I'm A Punk/Doug's Dub (1982)
Sacred Cowboys             Nothing Grows In Texas +1 7"
Sailors                    Bawdy House Blues +2 EP (1999)
Saints                     Security +1 7"
                           1-2-3-4 2x7"
                           This Perfect Day/Lies/Do The Robot 12"
                           I'm Stranded LP (1977)
                           Eternally Yours LP (1978)
                           Wild About You 1976-1978 2CD (2000) [I'm Stranded, 
                             Eternally Yours, Prehistoric Sounds LP, 7" tracks 
                             plus 4 previously unreleased]
Kim Salmon                 Lightning Scary +1 7"
Sardine V                  Sabotage/Sudan 7" 
Scapa Flow                 Endless Sleep/The End 7" (1980)
                           Somewhere/Melbourne Red 7" (1981)
Scientists                 We Had Love +1 7"
                           Atom Bomb Baby +1 7"
                           The Sweetcorn Sessions 12" EP [=1+2.7" recorded 1979]
                           s/t LP (1981)
                           s/t LP (1981) [reissue with 1979 bonus tracks]
                           Blood Red River CD [12" + other 1982-84 tracks]
                           The Human Jukebox CD (1984-86) (2002)
                           Early Experiments CD-R [various early recordings]
Screaming Believers        My Eyes/Unprofessional 7" (1984)
Screaming Tribesmen        I Don't Wanna Know +3 EP (1982) 
                           Igloo/My True Love's Blood 7" (1983)
Section Urbane             Final Program EP (1983) 
Seems Twice                Non-Plussed EP (1980) 
Sheiks                     New York/Ten Times Around 7" (1980)
Sick Things                The Sounds Of Silence LP [recorded 1980-81] (1989) 
Singles                    Stay/Sad Clown/Love of Loves EP (1980) 
Skunks                     Scratch 'N' Sniff EP (1982)  
Slugfuckers                Instant Classic 7"
Clint Small                Crack In The Wall +2 EP (1979)
Splatterheads              Destroyer +1 7"
                           Teenage Kicks +1 7"
                           BOT The Album LP (1993) 
Sputniks                   Second Glance/Our Boys 7" (1979) 
Suicide Squad              New Kids Army/I Hate School 7" (1980) 
Sunday Painters            Painting By Numbers EP (1980)
                           Three Kinds Of Escapism EP (1981)
                           Something To Do LP (1981)
                           4th Annual Report LP (1983)
Sunnyboys                  Alone With You +3 EP (1980)
Supernaut                  Unemployed/Exile 7" (1978)
Surfside 6                 The Sign +2 7"
Survivors                  Baby Come Back/Mister Record Man 7" (1977)
                           Worse Than Perfect LP [recorded 1978] 
Systematics                Pulp Baby 7" (1980)
                           Rural 12" EP (1980)
                           Rural Side III cassette (1980)
                           My Life In The Field Of Cows EP 
                           tracks from A Selection LP and Growing Pains 12"
Tactics                    Standing By The Window +2 EP (1979)
                           My Houdini LP (1981) 
                           Glebe LP (1981)
                           The Bones Of Barry Harrison LP (1982)
Thought Criminals          Hilton Bomber EP (1978)
                           Food For Thoughtcrimes EP (1979)
                           Edge of Time/Equidistance 7" (1980)
                           Speed.Madness..Flying Saucers LP (1979)  
Thug                       Mechanical Ape/Proud Idiots Parade LP (1987)
                           Electric Woolly Mammoth LP (1988)
Two Saints                 EP
Upsets                     Back To Afghanistan/Heartattack 7" (c1981)
U.V.'s                     Dropping Bombs +2 7" 
Vacant Lot                 Translotto Night +3 EP (1981)  
Vampire Lovers             Buzzsaw Popstar +3 EP (1983)
                           Sweethearts Blown Mindless/Long Awaited Justice 7" 
                             (1984)
                           Weirdo Wastelands EP (1989)  
Victims                    Television Addict/Flipped Out Over You 7" (1978)
                           I Understand +4 EP (1978)
                           All Loud On The Western Front LP [1+2.7" + 1 extra
                             song] (1989)  
Visitors                   s/t 12" EP (1980) 
Voight/465                 A Secret West/State 7" (1979)
                           Slights Unspoken LP (1979)
                           One Faint Deluded Smile CD (2001) [1978-9 recordings]
Henry Vyhnal               Wake Up Tania/Punk Power 7" (1979)
Wild West                  Beat The Drought EP (c1982)
Wrong Kind Of Stoneage     Flying Low To Batavia EP (1984)
WW XXIV                    s/t LP (1986)  
X                          X-Aspirations LP [reissue of 1980 LP + 1 track](1989)
                           Live At The Civic '79 LP (2001) [live 27/03/1979]
                           Live At The Stagedoor Tavern CD [recorded 1978]
                           live Hopetoun Hotel (1979) and Civic Hotel (1980)
XL Capris                  My City of Sydney/Dead Budgies 7" (1980) 
Young Identities           Positive Thinking +2 EP (1979)
                           New Trends +2 EP (1980)
Z-Cars                     Is There Someone Out There +1 7" (1980)
Zorros                     Too Young/Let Me Love You 7" (1981)  

COMPILATIONS 

Australian Underground 1976-1981 LP (date?) 
  [Fun Things / Sunnyboys / Flaming Hands / Shy Imposters / Surf Side 6 /
   Lipstick Killers / Radio Birdman / New Christs / Passengers / Johnny Kannis /
   Victims]
Can't Stop It CD (Australian Post Punk 1978-82)
  [Moodists / Voight 465 / The Take / Essendon Airport / Apartments / Ron Rude / 
   Ash Wednesday / Primitive Calculators / Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast / The 
   Limp / Xero / Fabulous Marquises / Slugfuckers / Equal Local / Tame Omeras /
   Particles / People With Chairs Up Their Noses / Wild West / Pits / Tsk Tsk 
   Tsk]
Eat Your Head 2x12" (1983) 
Flowers From The Dustbin LP (1983)  
Lethal Weapons LP  (1978) 
Not So Humdrum LP  (1984)  
Sound Of Sydney - Volume 1 (1983) 
  [Products / Personnel / Fast Cars / Spy V Spy / Allniters / Girlfriends / 
   Progression Cult / Division 4 / Skolars / Moving Parts]
Trousers In Action EP 
  [Box Of Fish / Positive Hatred / Vigil-Anti / Suicide Squad]
Why March When You Can Riot? LP (1985)  
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