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D.R.I. - Dirty Rotten EP album

D.R.I. - Dirty Rotten EP album
  • Performer D.R.I.
  • Title Dirty Rotten EP
  • Date of release 2010
  • Country US
  • Style Hardcore, Punk
  • Other formats TTA WAV AA WMA AUD AC3 MP1
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1990 mb
  • Size FLAC 1110 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 672

Dirty Rotten EP/LP is the 1983 debut release by the crossover thrash band Dirty Rotten Imbeciles. The album has a very gritty sound, and is considered one of the first thrashcore albums. had only existed for about four months, in which time they practiced every night and played a few shows in the Houston area. Dirty Rotten was recorded and produced by the band in the Brecht's parents' home which had a room walled with egg cartons as soundproofing where the band practiced

Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (often abbreviated, and referred to, as . are an American crossover thrash band that formed in Houston, Texas in 1982. The band is currently composed of two of its founding members, vocalist Kurt Brecht and guitarist Spike Cassidy, as well as drummer Rob Rampy and bass player Greg Orr. .

Starting with the awesome "I Don't Need Society" and ending with the anthemic "Explorer," . s debut album was an important stepping stone in the evolution of both metal and hardcore. drew a line in the sand between the American hardcore bands who wanted to stick close to the original punk sound and bands who wanted to branch out into heavy metal territory.

Dirty Rotten LP ‎(LP, Album, RE, Mis). Dirty Rotten Records, R Radical Records. Dirty Rotten LP ‎(CD, EP, RE). Canyon International.

The "Dirty Rotten LP" was reissued on CD for the first time in 1988, featuring 28 tracks, including some that were not on the original EP/LP. Some versions would also be combined wit. iscover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. Many variations of this release exist. The first version was released in 1982 on 7" format as The "Dirty Rotten EP" (played at 33 RPM) with 22 songs and the cover depicted the drummer's head photographed from the back while playing live. After the EP sold out, .

Dirty Rotten LP on CD. 1983. Is This My World? Jerry's Kids.

Songs from The Dirty Rotten CD by . Dirty Rotten Imbeciles.

Dirty Rotten EP (1983). Album (Studio full-length). Dirty Rotten Records. 1. Sad to Be (2:11) 2. War Crimes (1:11) 3. Busted (0:46) 4. Draft Me (0:19) 5.


A1 Sad To Be 2:11
A2 War Crimes 1:11
A3 Busted 0:46
A4 Draft Me 0:19
A5 F.D.R.C. 0:21
A6 Capatalist Suck 0:35
A7 Misery Loves Company 0:33
A8 No Sense 1:16
A9 Blockhead 0:55
B1 I Don't Need Society 1:15
B2 Commuter Man 0:56
B3 Plastique 0:23
B4 Why 0:18
B5 Balance Of Terror 0:39
B6 My Fate To Hate 0:26
B7 Who Am I 0:45
B8 Money Stinks 0:43
B9 Human Waste 0:19
B10 Yes Ma'am 0:48
B11 Dennis's Problem 0:51
B12 Closet Punk 0:31
B13 Reaganomics 0:40

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Rainbo Records – R - 22697
  • Pressed By – Rainbo Records – R - 22698


  • Bass – Dennis*
  • Drums – Eric*
  • Engineer – Guz Buzbee
  • Guitar – Spike*
  • Producer, Written-By – D.R.I.*
  • Vocals – Kurt*


Recorded on November 6th and November 7th, 1982 in Houston, Texas.
Folded paper sleeve with lyrics printed inside.
Original issue, repressed the same year on 12" format.
1,000 copies pressed.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 50557 01647 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 650557016476
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): 10533 - BCR 164 - 7 (B) R - 22698
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): 10533 - BCR 164 - 7 (A) R - 22697

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
183 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten EP ‎(7", EP) Dirty Rotten Records 183 US 1983
DRR 1983 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP ‎(LP, Album, RE, Mis) Dirty Rotten Records, R Radical Records DRR 1983 US 1983
BCCD 119 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP (On CD) ‎(CD, RE) Beer City Records BCCD 119 US 2005
PCCY-00402 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP ‎(CD, EP, RE) Canyon International PCCY-00402 Japan 1993
BCR165-1 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP ‎(LP, Album, RE, Cle) Beer City Records BCR165-1 US Unknown