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Flipper (band)

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Flipper is an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1979, continuing in often erratic fashion until the mid-1990s, then reuniting in 2005. [1]

85 relations: A-side and B-side, AC/DC, Album, Album – Generic Flipper, Alternative Tentacles, American Grafishy, American Hardcore (film), American Recordings (record label), Billboard (magazine), Black Flag (band), Blow'n Chunks, Bottom of the Hill, California, CBGB, Come as You Are (Nirvana song), David Yow, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Domino Recording Company, Drug overdose, Electronica, Eric Avery, Experimental rock, Farstucker, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Fight (Flipper album), Frightwig, Get in the Van, Gone Fishin' (Flipper album), Grunge, Hardcore punk, Hash Pipe, Henry Rollins, In Utero (album), Industrial music, Internet Archive, Jack Endino, Jane's Addiction, Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain, Let Them Eat Jellybeans!, Live at CBGB's 1983, Lo-fi music, Lords of Acid, Love (Flipper album), Lysol (album), Mark Arm, Matador Records, Melvins, Moby, MPEG-4 Part 14, ..., Negative Trend, Nirvana (band), Noise rock, Not So Quiet on the Western Front (album), Nurnberg Fish Trials, Ogg, Post-punk, Praga Khan, Public Flipper Limited Live 1980–1985, Punk rock, RealPlayer, Rick Rubin, Ricky Williams (musician), Rock music, ROIR, Runt Distribution, San Francisco, Saturday Night Live, Scratch Acid, Sex Bomb Baby, SF Weekly, Singles 1–12, Sludge metal, Smells Like Bleach: A Punk Tribute to Nirvana, Spinal Tap (band), Subterranean Records, Terminal Cheesecake, The Jesus Lizard, The Sleepers (San Francisco band), Unsane, Vietnam War, Weezer, Wiiija, Wreck (album), 924 Gilman Street. Expand index (35 more) »

A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.

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AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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Album – Generic Flipper

Album – Generic Flipper is the debut studio album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released March 30, 1982 by Subterranean Records.

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Alternative Tentacles

Alternative Tentacles is an independent record label established in 1979 in San Francisco, California.

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American Grafishy

American Grafishy is the third studio album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released January 12, 1993 by Warner Bros. Records.

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American Hardcore (film)

American Hardcore: The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986 is a documentary directed by Paul Rachman and written by Steven Blush.

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American Recordings (record label)

American Recordings (formerly known as Def American Recordings) is a Los Angeles-based record label headed by record producer Rick Rubin.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Black Flag (band)

Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Blow'n Chunks

Blow'n Chunks is the first live album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released in 1984 by ROIR.

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Bottom of the Hill

Bottom of the Hill is a concert venue located in San Francisco, California, in the Potrero Hill district.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.

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Come as You Are (Nirvana song)

"Come as You Are" is a song by American grunge band Nirvana, written by frontman Kurt Cobain and released as the second single from the band's second studio album Nevermind in March 1992.

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David Yow

David Yow (born August 2, 1960) is an American musician and actor born in Las Vegas, Nevada and best known as the vocalist for the noise rock bands Scratch Acid and The Jesus Lizard.

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Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is the third studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.

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Domino Recording Company

Domino Recording Company (also known as Domino Records, generally known as Domino) is a British independent record label based in London.

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Drug overdose

The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced.

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Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.

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Eric Avery

Eric Adam Avery (born April 25, 1965) is an American musician.

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Experimental rock

Experimental rock (or avant-rock) is a subgenre of rock music which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique or which experiments with the basic elements of the genre.

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Farstucker is the fourth studio album from Belgian electronic band Lords of Acid.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is a novel by Hunter S. Thompson, illustrated by Ralph Steadman.

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Fight (Flipper album)

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Frightwig formed as an all-female American feminist punk band by Deanna Ashley and Mia Levin in San Francisco, California in 1982.

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Get in the Van

Get in the Van is a memoir by singer, writer, and spoken word artist Henry Rollins first published in 1994 by Rollins' own company, 2.13.61 Publications.

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Gone Fishin' (Flipper album)

Gone Fishin is the second studio album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released in 1984 by Subterranean Records.

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Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.

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Hardcore punk

Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.

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Hash Pipe

"Hash Pipe" is a song by American rock band Weezer.

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Henry Rollins

Henry Lawrence Garfield (born February 13, 1961), better known by his stage name Henry Rollins, is an American musician, actor, writer, television and radio host, and comedian.

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In Utero (album)

In Utero is the third and final studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 21, 1993, by DGC Records.

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Industrial music

Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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Jack Endino

Jack Endino (born 1964) is an American producer and musician based in Seattle, United States.

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Jane's Addiction

Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985.

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Krist Novoselic

Krist Anthony Novoselic (Krist Novoselić; often referred to as Chris Novoselic, born May 16, 1965) is an American musician and political activist, and was the bassist and founding member of the grunge band Nirvana alongside electric guitarist and lead singer Kurt Cobain, with Dave Grohl as the drummer.

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Let Them Eat Jellybeans!

Let Them Eat Jellybeans!, subtitled "17 Extracts From America's Darker Side", is a compilation album released by Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles in 1981.

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Live at CBGB's 1983

Live at CBGB's is the fourth live album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released in 1997 by Overground, It was recorded May 14, 1983 at CBGB in New York City, is Flipper's fourth live album.

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Lo-fi music

Lo-fi (originally spelled low-fi and alternately called DIY) is an aesthetic of recorded music in which the sound quality is lower than the usual contemporary standards (the opposite of high fidelity) and imperfections of the recording and production are audible.

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Lords of Acid

Lords of Acid is a Belgian and American techno band, led by musician Praga Khan.

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Love (Flipper album)

Love is the fourth studio album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released on May 19, 2009 by MVD Audio, The album was issued more than 16 years after their previous studio album, American Grafishy, which was released in 1993.

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Lysol (album)

Lysol (also known as Melvins, Untitled and Lice-all) is the fourth studio album by the Melvins, released in 1992 on Boner Records.

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Mark Arm

Mark Arm (born Mark Thomas McLaughlin, February 21, 1962) is the vocalist for the grunge band Mudhoney.

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Matador Records

Matador Records is an independent record label, with a roster of mainly indie rock, but also punk rock, experimental rock, alternative rock, and electronic acts.

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The Melvins are an American rock band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington.

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Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.

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MPEG-4 Part 14

MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.

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Negative Trend

Negative Trend was an early San Francisco punk rock band, active between 1977 and 1979.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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Noise rock

Noise rock (sometimes called noise punk) is a diverse style of experimental rock employing noise music elements, which spun off from punk rock in the 1980s.

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Not So Quiet on the Western Front (album)

Not So Quiet on the Western Front is a punk rock and hardcore punk compilation double LP, compiled by Maximum Rocknroll and released by Alternative Tentacles in 1982.

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Nurnberg Fish Trials

Nürnberg Fish Trials is the third live album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released in 1991 by Musical Tragedies.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.

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Praga Khan

Maurice Joseph Francois Engelen (born 7 January 1959), known by his stage name Praga Khan, is a Belgian electronic musician.

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Public Flipper Limited Live 1980–1985

Public Flipper Limited is the second live album by San Francisco-based punk rock band Flipper, released in 1986 by Subterranean Records.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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RealPlayer, formerly RealAudio Player, RealOne Player and RealPlayer G2, is a cross-platform media player app, developed by RealNetworks.

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Rick Rubin

Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records.

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Ricky Williams (musician)

Ricky Williams (October 4, 1956 – November 21, 1992), also known as Ricky Tractor, was an American musician based in San Francisco.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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ROIR (pronounced "roar"), or Reachout International Records, is a New York City-based record label founded in 1979 by Neil Cooper.

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Runt Distribution

Runt Distribution is a US record company that owns the a number of record labels, mainly reissue labels.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.

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Scratch Acid

Scratch Acid was an Austin, Texas noise rock group formed in 1982.

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Sex Bomb Baby

Sex Bomb Baby is a compilation album by Flipper. It contains singles, B-sides, and compilation tracks from 1979 to 1982.

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SF Weekly

SF Weekly is a free alternative weekly newspaper in San Francisco, California.

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Singles 1–12

Singles 1–12 is a compilation album by Melvins which was released in 1997 through Amphetamine Reptile Records.

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Sludge metal

Sludge metal (also known as sludgecore or simply sludge) is an extreme style of music that originated through combining elements of doom metal and hardcore punk.

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Smells Like Bleach: A Punk Tribute to Nirvana

Smells Like Bleach: A Punk Tribute To Nirvana is a tribute album by various artists to the American grunge band Nirvana, released in 2001.

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Spinal Tap (band)

Spinal Tap (stylized as Spın̈al Tap, with a dotless letter ''i'' and a metal umlaut over the ''n'') is a parody band spoofing the style of rock heavy metal groups.

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Subterranean Records

Subterranean Records is an independent record label based in San Francisco, California.

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Terminal Cheesecake

Terminal Cheesecake are an English alternative rock band, originally formed by Gary Boniface (formerly of The Purple Things and The Vibes), Russell Smith (formerly of A.R.Kane and MARRS), Mick Parkin and John Jobbagy (also from The Vibes and Purple Things) in 1988 in North and East London.

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The Jesus Lizard

The Jesus Lizard is an American rock band formed in 1987 in Austin, Texas and based in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Sleepers (San Francisco band)

The Sleepers was a San Francisco-based band, formed in 1978.

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Unsane is an influential noise rock trio that formed in New York City in 1988.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).

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Wiiija was a British independent record label founded in 1988 by staff from the Rough Trade Shop in Notting Hill, London.

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Wreck (album)

Wreck is the seventh album by Unsane, released on March 20, 2012 through Alternative Tentacles.

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924 Gilman Street

The Alternative Music Foundation located at 924 Gilman Street, often referred to by its fans simply as "Gilman", is a non-profit, all-ages, collectively organized music club.

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