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The Story Behind The Never Released On Parade Tape Compilation

I mentioned in the XClaim! interview that Craig and I were working on the compilation. He mentions a bunch of the Australian bands that would have been on it, but I guess I never really brought out too many of the bands I had been courting. Basically, the idea was to do a split tape of American and Australian, and a few European, bands like an old BCT tape. Some bands like Standard Issue and H Street were giving, at the time, exclusive tracks. In My Eyes, Ensign, and Rain On The Parade were going to give some live tracks,…
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Parade Brigade Fanzine #2: The Reviews

All three “staff members” did reviews for issue two. BW=Bill Wend, John=John Piorkowski, Ferret=Justin Bragg I got a ton of shit in the weeks before that In My Eyes record came out. I got it in the mail, listened a few times, and posted one morning on the Rev Board that I did not like it. I said it reminded me of Better Than A Thousand and was kind of shitty. I went to class and came back to this huge thread about what a fag/loser/pussy I was. LOL. Oh noes, I didn’t like your precious friend’s band and their…
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