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There were many other names, noise violations citations, signs, stories and proofs of Effin Ahh but these were committed to writing that you might believe.

The band split due to irreconcilable differences in mid 2002. After another, this time, short-lived two-piece incarnation of Keith & Dale before Chris returned briefly. Will had left the state several months earlier during the recording of the bands last set of material and the band left an extensive back log of material never recorded properly. This happening after they had arguably reached their creative zenith in the summer of 2001 during the relocation to Oklahoma City after the dissolution of the punk community in Lawton and the addition of a new drummer after Dale had been booted for sucking as person. What came to be the bands final public appearance was a performance with Russell in Carnegie early 2001 at a benefit for a girl who had been murdered by an officer of the law with a violent record.

Shortly before any of this they were denied alcohol even though most of them were finally old enough to be in the Asylum but still not old enough too legally drink at the bar that had provided them with the format for many live performances and free drinks. They vowed to never play the place again and never have, ending their final set there on a disjointed version of “Time” by Tom Waits. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times the movement in Lawton was in full bloom, the band played supports slots for national touring bands which were now hosted by the only punk club in town, Urban Legends, which had put an end to shows being booked at the Knights of Columbus and American Legion halls. A copy of the bands first record made it into the hands of the KATT after a two-night stint at Oklahoma City’s now defunct Samurai Sake House and was receiving airplay...

General Info

Band Members
Keith-guitar voice, Chris Guitar voice, Will bass voice, dale drums
Artist Name
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Home Page
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Active Since
03/97
Genres
Alternative / punk / rock

Contact Info

Location
oklahoma city, OK
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