Kevin Seconds Bio:
Kevin Seconds is a singer/songwriter/musician, born in Sacramento but partially raised in Reno, Nevada. In 1988, he relocated back to Sacramento and has been based there ever since.
He founded the highly influential hardcore punk band 7 Seconds in 1979 with his brother Steve Youth. Having been their frontman from the start, he also writes their lyrics. The band signed to the Better Youth Organization label in 1982. Since its formation, 7 Seconds has released over 15 records as well as touring North America, Europe and Japan multiple times.
Simultaneously with his career with 7 Seconds, he has been engaged in several side band projects. These include Go National, Drop Acid, Mustard and the more recent project Ghetto Moments. He also has a 2-hour punk rock online radio show called Pay To Strum with Kevin Seconds, on the popular Canadian-based Internet radio station punkradiocast.com, which airs Tuesdays from 11pm to 1am EST, as well as hosting his own podcast show.
In 2001, Kevin and his wife Allyson Seconds opened the popular "True Love Coffeehouse" in Sacramento, CA but closed 4 years later after multiple problems with the landlord of the building. In 2006, Kevin reopened True Love in a new building, not far from the original location. He recently closed it for personal and philosophical differences with his business partners.