Saturday, 9 April 2016
The Roughies - Don't Hate The Cops
Political punk from the Bay area today from Oakland, California's The Roughies.
Starting up in 2011 as an acoustic act, they added extra instruments in 2013. Also in 2013 they released their debut ep, What's Your Plan For The Wasteland? The song you'll find below is the title track of their 2nd ep, Don't HateThe Cops and it came out in 2015. You can find both releases "name your price" here : https://theroughiesrock.bandcamp.com/album/dont-hate-the-cops.
The line up features Patrick Kaufmann (lead vocals/guitar), Marshal "Bronco Bomba" (bass/vocals), Loren "The Wildfire" (drums) and Alex (lead guitar/vocals). Their influences range from The Dead Kennedys, NOFX and Against Me! through to bands like Mountain Goats and Gaslight Anthem. They've an album pencilled in for release this summer so listen out for that.
Follow the law, they're just doing their jobs, Don't Hate The Cops......