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(1982-1984)

Meaning bandname: Dutch for mess or ruins. Continueing the Groningen tradition of Dutch language bandnames such as Massagraf (mass grave), Bloedbad (bloodbath), Vacuüm, Jetset…

History: Formed during the Dead Kennedy’s / M.D.C. concert in Amsterdam on 05.12.1982. Started as midtempo 3-chord hardcore and rehearse in the Grand Theatre squat. “Develops” in manic over-the-top chaoscore. Heavily influenced by the likes of early US-Boston and European hardcore. First gig in june 1983 in the famous De Buze in Steenwijk. In 1983 has 2 bassplayers for a short period. Never got the money to release anything officially but recorded several rehearsalroom recordings. Joined the Roodwitzwart federation in 1983 as Puinhoop G.Z.U. Also used the name RHINOCEROS. Split up end of 1984 when Michael joined Bloedbad.

Lyrics: Mostly anarcho-communist with a personal touch (experiences). In German, Dutch, English, French and Finnish language. A great deal were written by Theo Vriezen.

Description: Simple three/four chord chaoscore

Line-Up:
Mark Scheffer (guitar) – Kastroboys
Michael Kopijn aka Michael Bacteria (vocals) – Bloedbad, Kastroboys, Intensity, R.O.Conspiracy, Conspiracy Of Poimar, Catweazle, PCP, Tuco Ramirez, Shikari, Makiladoras
Stephen Jonker (bass) – De Nikx
Michiel Van De Broek (drums) – PP

Richard Bugel aka Thermo (bass 1983 – 1983) – Shampookillers, Jan Wil Niet Neuken, Massacubadset, E.N.E.
Theo Vriezen (lyrics) – Intensity, R.O.Conspiracy, L.W.S.

Discography:
1984 – Various – Holland Hardcore 3: The Invasion TAPE (Er Is Hoop Tapes, NL)
1985 – Various – Alle 55 Kort TAPE (Anti Esthetische Dienst, NL) (as Rhinoceros)
1985 – Various – Noise Attack TAPE (Lärm-Deponie, GER)
2006 – Various – Holland Hardcore 3: The Invasion 2x LP (Abuse Records, BEL)
2006 – Various – Holland Hardcore 6x LP (Abuse Records, BEL)

Concerts:
1983.06.18 De Buze, Steenwijk (+ Asperitys, Antidote, Stanx, Lärm, Indirekt, C.K.N., Bloedbad)
1983.10.13 De Kwinne, Stadskanaal (+ Massagraf, Bloedbad, Jetset, Vacuüm)
1983.10.15 Hunebedpunxfeest, Haddingdwarsstraat, Groningen (+ Jetset, Vacuüm)
1983.11.05 O.J.C., Winschoten (+ Bloedbad, Jetset, Massagraf, Vacuüm)
1983.11.19 Het Baken, Hoogeveen (+ Bloedbad)
1984.01.12 Vera, Groningen (+ Vacuüm)

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