Behind The Smile - The Subhumans - Same Thoughts Different Day
Label: Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 404 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
Dimwit quit the band shortly after their first 7" was released to join the Pointed Sticks and was replaced by Koichi Imagawa, also known as Jim Imagawa, on drums. InHannah left the band and gradually became involved with a small group of underground activists calling themselves Direct Action. In the alternative media they were referred to as the Vancouver 5but in the mainstream press they were dubbed the Squamish 5.
The group, composed of ecologists and feminists, were responsible for a number of actions, including the 14 October bombing of the Litton Industries plant in Ontario which made guidance systems for cruise missiles. The Litton bombing hurt several plant workers and three police officers were also injured.
While Gerry was not part of the Litton bombing, he supported it, and did take part in other actions, as well as planning to rob a Brinks truck to fund future actions.
He was arrested on 20 Januaryalong with the four other members of Direct Action. He received a Behind The Smile - The Subhumans - Same Thoughts Different Day sentence and was released after serving 5 years.
A number of years after his release he was the subject of a documentary film made by B. After Hannah left the band, the Subhumans re-formed with Ron Allan on bass. Their songs have been covered by many other bands, including D. Inthe band released the album Same Thoughts, Different Daya re-recorded version of Incorrect Thoughtsafter legal issues prevented the band from reissuing the original album.
The Subhumans were featured in the documentary film Bloodied but Unboweddirected by Susanne Tabata. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Canadian band. For other uses, see Subhumans UK band. Retrieved Behind The Smile - The Subhumans - Same Thoughts Different Day Alternative Tentacles.
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