Take the gloriously distorted melodies of Surf guitar legend Dick Dale and the virile grit of Punk iconoclasts the Dead Kennedys and throw them together into a blender set to its most violent setting. Once the appliance is finished working, the resulting mixture is bound to resemble the sound of Agent Orange, a band that has appropriately covered two of the best-known works of the aforementioned.
As a key cog in the '80s Orange County underground, Agent Orange turns 30 years old this year and still tears through dives across the world, bringing their sly songs to life despite the sort of lineup shifts that would kill a lesser group (the current trio is only a quarter of the total amount of band members they’ve had through the years).
This kind of endurance is impressive for an act that’s only made a handful of albums. They bring their songs to life at the Southgate House with SS-20 and Liquid Limbs. Get Sound Advice here.