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The Spits are a three-piece hailing from Seattle, Washington. Erin, Sean, and Joey kick a mutant mix of '80s new wave and revival garage/punk rock. After many 7" records and compilation releases, Nickel & Dime and Dirtnap Records both released self-titled albums by the Spits in 2003. All of their out of print/hard to find recordings and 7" records were gathered together on 19 Million AC and put out by Dirtnap in November of 2004. In 2008, 2009, and 2011 the Spits released their third, fourth, and fifth albums, which were all self-titled as well.
The Spits are an American Kalamazoo-based punk musical group. Currently, the band has released five albums. The first four were all officially self-titled, but were unofficially titled , , , and , respectively. The albums were released by Nickel and Dime Records, Slovenly Recordings, Dirtnap Records, and Thriftstore Records respectively. In October 2011 they released their latest album, called .
The band describes itself as "Punk for the People", and focuses on loud, noisy, and dirty punk rock. On stage, band members frequently appear in costumes (e.g. graduation robes, Ronald Reagan masks, or toilet paper "mummy" costumes), and focus on the dirty, low-budget sound and presentation of garage punk.
The Spits' "Bring Down" was featured in Al Partanen's skateboarding segment of the "Born Dead" skate video, as well as Darrel Mathe's section in the snowboarding video "love/HATE". "I H8 Pussies" was featured in Andy Forgash's segment in the snowboarding video, "Burning Bridges" as well. Their song, "Remote Control" appears in the Absinthe Films snowboarding video, "More".