Sunday, March 22, 2009

Record Labels: Slash Records

Violent Femmes: Gone Daddy Gone [purchase]

X: White Girl [purchase]

Slash Records was one of the main labels of the Los Angeles punk movement. Starting with a Germs 7" single in 1978, Slash Records captured the sound of L.A. for eight years. In addition to The Germs, artists that got their start on Slash included X, Los Lobos, Violent Femmes & The BoDeans (both from Wisconsin), The Dream Syndicate, The Blasters, Green On Red, Gun Club, and The Misfits.

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