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Circle Jerks

Circle Jerks
Hometown: Los Angeles, California Current Label: Unsigned or Unknown Websites: Facebook Profile
Band Members: Keith Morris (1979–present) Vocals
Greg Hetson (1979- Present) Guitar
Zander Schloss (1984-Present) Bass
Kevin Fitzgerald (2001-Present) Drums

Circle Jerks Bio:

The Circle Jerks are an American punk band, formed in late 1978 in Hermosa Beach, California. It was formed by Black Flag's original singer, Keith Morris, and future Bad Religion guitarist Greg Hetson. They were among the preeminent hardcore punk bands of the L.A. scene in the late 1970s. The band broke up and reformed twice, sometimes with different bass players and/or drummers. They disbanded for the first time after the release of their fifth album, 1987's VI, as Hetson decided to continue touring and releasing a number of albums with Bad Religion. However, they reunited around 1994 and recorded a reunion album, Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities, in the following year, then a tour followed. After that, the Circle Jerks once again parted ways as Hetson was still involved in Bad Religion, but reunited again around 2001. The band has continued touring ever since. To date, the Circle Jerks have released six full-length studio albums, one compilation, live album and live DVD. Their last studio release, Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities, came out in 1995 and is the only reunion album the band has released to date. Morris currently sings for the band Off! while Hetson serves as a guitarist in Bad Religion. Schloss has been serving as bassist for the reunited early LA punk band The Weirdos.

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