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About Decontrol

Decontrol was started by Adam Bomb Avery in 1979 as a two-man punk band who's sole mission was to cause havoc at local parties and gigs. Adam played a hybrid guitar/bass and the other guy just yelled a lot. They tried to be as offensive as possible as a reaction to the stupid time period they were trapped in. They played behind a plastic screen to deflect all the bottles and stuff thrown at them, which was a lot of stuff, and well-deserved!

In 1980, some actual talented musicians, Richie Birch (guitar) and Keeth (drums) joined with Adam to take Decontrol to the next level. They became very well known in the Philadelphia scene, and played many great gigs at places like the Punk Fests, Love Hall, and the East Side (and West Side) Clubs in Philly, along with numerous forays into AC, DC, and NYC.

They released their first lp in the early eighties, which was recorded at Samson Studios at 13th and Samson Streets, which was also their hangout. They then made an EP featuring their spiced-up version of "Born to be Wild".

Their more elaborate second lp was recorded at Third Story Recording in West Philly, it's known as the "one with the spider webs on it". This record has Decontrol in it's most eclectic state, with a piano, flute, and a jackhammer making cameos within the sonic mayhem.

In the 2000s they recorded a bunch of new tunes at Sonic Sudios and Third Story. These, and most of the previously mentioned releases where all squeezed onto their new 33-song CD, available at cdbaby.com.

Decontrol still rages on as hard and furiously as ever. Now they find themselves in the position of appealing to not just old punks, but also the many kids who realize that old-school punk rock beats the crap out of the drivel that's foisted upon them.

A new record, "Thoughts and Prayers" available on vinyl, digital and CD with 14 hard hitting new songs is on the Giving Groove label! It was recorded at Sine Studios in Philadelphia, and serves to show that Decontrol's fire burns brighter than ever!

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Genres:
Hard Alternative, Punk Metal, Punk, Rock
Band Members:
ADAM, Previous members- John Wolfinger R.I.P.
Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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About Decontrol

Decontrol was started by Adam Bomb Avery in 1979 as a two-man punk band who's sole mission was to cause havoc at local parties and gigs. Adam played a hybrid guitar/bass and the other guy just yelled a lot. They tried to be as offensive as possible as a reaction to the stupid time period they were trapped in. They played behind a plastic screen to deflect all the bottles and stuff thrown at them, which was a lot of stuff, and well-deserved!

In 1980, some actual talented musicians, Richie Birch (guitar) and Keeth (drums) joined with Adam to take Decontrol to the next level. They became very well known in the Philadelphia scene, and played many great gigs at places like the Punk Fests, Love Hall, and the East Side (and West Side) Clubs in Philly, along with numerous forays into AC, DC, and NYC.

They released their first lp in the early eighties, which was recorded at Samson Studios at 13th and Samson Streets, which was also their hangout. They then made an EP featuring their spiced-up version of "Born to be Wild".

Their more elaborate second lp was recorded at Third Story Recording in West Philly, it's known as the "one with the spider webs on it". This record has Decontrol in it's most eclectic state, with a piano, flute, and a jackhammer making cameos within the sonic mayhem.

In the 2000s they recorded a bunch of new tunes at Sonic Sudios and Third Story. These, and most of the previously mentioned releases where all squeezed onto their new 33-song CD, available at cdbaby.com.

Decontrol still rages on as hard and furiously as ever. Now they find themselves in the position of appealing to not just old punks, but also the many kids who realize that old-school punk rock beats the crap out of the drivel that's foisted upon them.

A new record, "Thoughts and Prayers" available on vinyl, digital and CD with 14 hard hitting new songs is on the Giving Groove label! It was recorded at Sine Studios in Philadelphia, and serves to show that Decontrol's fire burns brighter than ever!

Thanks for reading this stuff!...
Show More
Genres:
Hard Alternative, Punk Metal, Punk, Rock
Band Members:
ADAM, Previous members- John Wolfinger R.I.P.
Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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