Crucifucks June 27, 2020 23:01
The Crucifucks career has been anything but boring. From the beginning, the Crucifucks endured, like many bands, a revolving-door membership. Formed in Lansing, Michigan in 1982, the only constant in the Crucifucks was lyricist and mouthpiece, Doc Corbin Dart. The original guitarist, Gus Varner - who played on the first two albums, is retired and living in New York City. The original drummer, Steve Shelley, went on to career in Sonic Youth. Doc says the Crucifucks never “officially” broke up but rather drifted apart due to various “problems.” Thankfully, the self-titled Crucifucks and Wisconsin releases stand as documentation of those creative and volatile beginnings. Alternative Tentacles re-issued the first two Crucifucks releases on CD. Entitled, Our Will Be Done, the compilation features seemingly innocuous (and now almost ubiquitous) back cover-art picturing a gunned-down policeman. Who could have predicted this would set off a flurry of controversy over five years later..
Super-angry hardcore politicopunk from a sociopathic-sounding 6'9" nutter ranting about murdering cops, bombing holiday parades, about being more (self-)'righteous' than fellow political activists, supporting Gadaffi, cutting off the president's head and mailing it to Christians (whom he wants to torch) in a garbage bag, taking LSD and psychotically praying that army planes crash and then taking credit for it when it happens, hating the media and government and people in general...QUALITY MAYHEM.