Tuesday, September 29, 2009
One of my favorite "noisy" punk bands of the early '90s was L.A.'s Oiler. There was a time when I could tell you the names of the people in the band, but it's been too long. Aside from this 7", they did splits with Rig and Bokomono...not sure what else they put out. They were really cool live, and the female singer used to bang on an oil drum while singing. Oiler was also one of the few L.A. bands brave enough to come down to Palm Springs for a show playing at "J.B.'s Thirsty Bull" when I was 20 years old. Actually I think Dave Gomez from "Left Insane" may have been in this band.
I like side 2 better than the A side, so if you like stuff like Pain Teens and Distorted Pony, give it all a listen!