Adolescents

Also known as Adolescents, The
Members of Adolescents: Alfie Agnew, Armando Del Rio, Casey Royer, Dan Colburn, Dan Root, Derek O'Brien, Frank Agnew, Georg Ruthenberg, John O'Donovan, Mike Cambra, Mike Mcknight, Paul Casey (3), Peter Pan (10), Rikk Agnew, Sandy Hanson, Steve Roberts (4), Steve Soto, Tony Montana (4)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.theadolescents.net/, https://myspace.com/theadolescents, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolescents_%28band%29

Discography of Adolescents:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 1987 Armageddon (3)
2 Adolescents 29 Audio 1990 Frontier Records
3 Balboa Fun Zone 15 Audio 1988 Roadrunner Records
4 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 1991 Triple X Records
5 Live 1981 And 1986 21 Audio 1989 Triple X Records
6 Adolescents 13 Audio 1981-05-00 Frontier Records
7 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 1987-08-00
8 Adolescents 29 Audio
9 Welcome To Reality 3 Audio 1981-08-00 Frontier Records
10 Adolescents 16 Audio 1988 Weird System
11 The Complete Demos 1980-1986 16 Audio 2005 Frontier Records
12 Balboa Fun*Zone 12 Audio 1988 Triple X Records
13 The Complete Demos 1980-1986 16 Audio 2005 Frontier Records
14 The Complete Demos 1980-1986 16 Audio 2005 Frontier Records
15 Middle Class Uprising 14 Audio 1988 Weird System
16 Adolescents 13 Audio 2005-01-00
17 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 1987 Armageddon (3)
18 Live 1981 And 1986 16 Audio 1989 Triple X Records
19 Amoeba 3 Audio 1990 Posh Boy
20 OC Confidential 13 Audio 2005-07-12 Finger Records (2)
21 Welcome To Reality 3 Audio 1990 Frontier Records
22 Middle Class Uprising 14 Audio 1988 Weird System
23 Balboa Fun Zone 12 Audio 1988 Roadrunner Records
24 Adolescents 13 Audio 2006
25 Adolescents 13 Audio 1997
26 Adolescents 18 Audio Frontier Records
27 Balboa Fun*Zone 15 Audio 1988 Triple X Records
28 Split Burning Heads/ Adolescents 6 Audio 2009-12-00
29 Adolescents 13 Audio 2005
30 Welcome To Reality 4 Audio 2006 Frontier Records
31 Adolescents 29 Audio 1997 Frontier Records
32 Welcome To Reality 4 Audio 2006 Frontier Records
33 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 2007
34 Adolescents 13 Audio Frontier Records
35 Welcome To Reality 3 Audio Frontier Records
36 Amoeba 3 Audio 1990 Posh Boy
37 The Fastest Kid Alive 15 Audio 2011-06-03 Concrete Jungle Records (2)
38 O.C. Confidential 13 Audio 2011-08-00
39 Balboa Fun*Zone 12 Audio 1988 Triple X Records
40 Brats In Battalions 13 Audio 2007
41 Adolescents 16 Audio Frontier Records
42 The Fastest Kid Alive 15 Audio 2011-06-03
43 O.C. Confidential 13 Audio 2011-08-00
44 The Complete Demos 1980-1986 16 Audio 2005 Frontier Records
45 Split Burning Heads/ Adolescents 6 Audio 2009-12-00
46 Adolescents 29 Audio 1997 Frontier Records
47 Adolescents 16 Audio 1990 Frontier Records
48 Welcome To Reality 4 Audio 2006 Frontier Records
49 O.C. Confidential 13 Audio 2011-08-00
50 American Dogs In Europe 4 Audio 2012-08-03 Concrete Jungle Records (2)


The Adolescents are a punk rock band from Fullerton, CA, USA. The band has broken-up and reunited a number of times and have gone through a number of line-up changes, with only bassist [a=Steve Soto] appearing on every Adolescents record. The band was formed in 1980 by Soto, who had been the original bass player for [a=Agent Orange (7)], when he hooked up an Agent Orange fan named Tony Brandenburg (better known by his mulitple aliases: [a=Tony Reflex], [a=Tony Cadena], [a=Tony Montana (4)]). Soto then approach guitarist [a=Rikk Agnew], but Rikk recommended his younger brother, Frank, instead. The line-up was then rounded out by guitarist [a=John O'Donovan] and drummer [a=Peter Pan (10)]. Rikk Agnew quickly changed his mind about playing in the band and soon O'Donovan and Pan were replaced by Rikk and his friend, [a=Casey Royer], respectively. This line-up recorded the band's first 7", "Amoeba", in 1980 and the band's self-titled LP (often referred to as "The Blue Album") in 1981. The Blue Album would prove to be a very influential record and the band's most popular release. Rikk Agnew departed shortly afterwards. He was initially replaced by [a=Pat Smear] and then Royer's roommate [a=Steve Roberts (4)], who appeared on the band's follow-up 7", "Welcome To Reality", also released in 1981, but the band split shortly afterwards. Montana, Rikk Agnew, and Steve Soto reunited in 1986, adding drummer [a=Sandy Hanson] and guitarist [a=Alfie Agnew] (Rikk and Frank's younger brother). This line-up released "Brats In Battalions" in 1987. Alfie left after the recording and was replaced by [a=Dan Colburn]. Colburn was later replaced by [a=Paul Casey (3)]. Tony left the following year and Rikk and Steve shared vocal duties for 1988's "Balboa Fun Zone". Frank Agnew returned to the fold shortly afterwards and the Blue Album line-up even reunited for some live appearances in 1989 (one of which was released as the album "Return To The Black Hole" in 1997) but the band split again the same year.

The Adolescents remained dormant throughout the 1990s but members participated in a number of different bands. In 2001, the Blue Album line-up reunited again to play shows live shows. Casey Royer and Rikk Agnew soon bowed out but the band still continues to play with several different drummers and second guitarists. They released "O.C. Confidential" in 2005 and are working on a follow-up.


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