The Mad – Songs For The Ugly / Albino (1993)May 5, 2009
Artist: The Mad Home : Chatham Ontario Canada
CD Release : Songs For The Ugly / Albino Music Style : Thrash/Punk
Date : 1993
Rob Johnston – Vocals, Guitar
Mat Davis – Guitars
Mike Krestel – Bass
Terry Hart – Drums
(Mike Krestel joined the band about 6mths before the SFTU studio sessions in Montreal)
Track Listing. (Songs for the Ugly)
Blue Guy, Curious, God’s On Drugs, Lonely Head, Me, The Asylum and I, Shine Softly, Songs For The Ugly, Stroll Minds, The Last Suffer, The Other Side, Web
Track Listing. (Albino)
Albino, And The Apes Got Creepy
* Recorded at dB Studios, London, Ont. on Aug. 17 ’93
Produced by The Mad and D Brodbeck
Engineered by D Brodbeck
The Scoop : This is the follow up to their first Fringe Records release ‘Taboo of the Western World’. This would be their last full length recording, although they did put out a 7″ inch vinyl record called Albino featuring 2 songs this same year..
The Mad played with several great bands of the time including Punk Legends The Accused, Dayglo Abortions, NOFX, Death Angel, Armed & Hammered.
The band spilt up a few years later. Rob went on to form ‘Never’, a popular local punk band that also dominated the thriving scene around 1997-2000. Mat moved away to try & form the ultimate punk band & began his work in London becoming the band SALMONBLASTER.
The Mad are 1 of only a small handful of local bands to ever get a distribution deal.
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