Includes BACK FROM SOMOA (LP), YESTERDAY STARTED TOMORROW (EP) and INSIDE MY BRAIN (EP).
Personnel: Gregg Turner (vocals, guitar); Todd Homer (vocals, bass guitar); Metal Mike Saunders (vocals); P.J. Galligan (guitar); Bill Vockeroth, Bill Bockeroth (drums).
Liner Note Author: Bulgour Weet.
Recording information: Mystic Sound, Hollywood, CA; Quad Tech Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographer: Ed Colver.
Destructive, mischievous, and politically incorrect are just some of the words to describe L.A.'s Angry Samoans. And with their second album Back From Samoa, they remain to have that inability to care about who's toes they step on; as long as they continue to blast out their aggressions, it's all good. The results are pretty tasteless and without shame with songs like "They Saved Hitler's Cock" and the cuss ridden "Ballad of Jerry Curlan." Then there's the hit-you-from-behind "Lights Out,""Steak Knife," and "You Stupid Jerk," each clocking in under a minute. With this amount of nihilism, "Back From Samoa" can instigate the trouble-maker out of anyone. And give additional credit to the Samoans for being this blunt, PC activists will be screaming for the doors upon hearing this. ~ Mike DaRonco