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San Francisco, United States (1980 – 1986, 2004 – present)

The Dicks are an American band originally active from 1980 to 1986. The band is considered influential in introducing the sound of , particularly in their home state of Texas, and incorporating lyrics and influences into their sound. Singer Gary Floyd was noted as one of a handful of openly gay musicians in the hardcore scene. In the mid-’80s, The Dicks relocated to the more San Francisco. As of 2004, the band is reformed and playing shows.

The Dicks emerged during the halcyon days of Austin, Texas punk. The scene centered around the local dive bar Raul’s frequented by local freaks, artists, and soon-to-be punk rockers. The band was the creation of Gary Floyd, a 26 year old from Palestine, Texas who had been a conscientious objector to the Vietnam War and was openly, flamboyantly gay. Although he was advertising the Dicks before they were even an actual band, Floyd soon joined forces with three “terrorist thugs” to complete the group: guitarist Glen Taylor, bassist Buxf Parrot, and drummer Pat Deason. They started writing burly blues-drenched punk anthems and began playing raucous, shows with local heroes The Big Boys. Unlike that band’s -infused, high-production value drag show, the Dicks opted for a cruder but still spectacular approach. Gary Floyd would assault the audience with chocolate frosting pulled from his panties, inviting any rowdy audience members to suck his dick.

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  • ADOLFH666

    they sure pull off some johnny marr-style layering on the guitars on 'hate the police'. it's borderline beautiful.

    11 Mar 12:18pm Reply
  • GodIsMyCoPil0t

    ☭icks [2]

    27 Jan 1:16am Reply
  • MilitaryTwoStep

    my fav

    8 Apr 2014 Reply
  • thebreemun

    same

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • MushroomCap

    I'm in love with a glory hole ... and you're on the other side of it!

    15 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Kirowatt

    "The Dicks are an American Commie Faggot punk rock band" haha what

    9 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Doriol

    keep up the good posts osirus187

    20 Jul 2013 Reply
  • LokalPatriot1

    love the D.I.CKS!!

    29 Jun 2013 Reply
  • OSIRUS187

    Damn ! You've got me son .. I'm homophobic , at the same time consider myself an anarchist and listening to various bands where singer is homosexual . Does this make my imaginary intolerance more eclectic ? Or maybe it's just something wrong with you , who trying to make tolerance similar to some kind of sacrum or tabu thing along with absolutely lack of reserve ? I'm officially not joining your revolution , eat a dicks . Peace

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • dinkydauisshit

    "American Commie Faggot punk rock band" btw, OSIRUS187, has it occurred to you that maybe fecalmatter93 actually DOES have a sense of humor, and your attempt at a joke was just distasteful to them? or do you not like thinking about one thing for long enough to 1) consider points of view which aren't your own or 2) rectify your homophobia

    22 Jun 2013 Reply
  • OSIRUS187

    V and you got no sense of humor at all

    30 Mar 2013 Reply
  • fecalmatter93

    V you're a moron. (no diss)

    6 Mar 2013 Reply
  • OSIRUS187

    V maybe becouse of anal sex . (no diss)

    6 Feb 2013 Reply
  • bajspunkalex

    Gary Floyd probably has the most desperate sounding voice in hardcore

    17 Dec 2012 Reply
  • werewolfsemen

    they are amazing. trust me, i'm god.

    1 Dec 2012 Reply
  • unaccounted4

    anybody know what kind of amps they played on like kill from the heart and stuff? i love that tone. great punk sound.

    24 Aug 2012 Reply
  • antisect

    Daddy's boy got some brand new cash Now you're messin' with REDS Who are gonna kick your ass Come on fucker! Give me a break! You fuckin' Pig Death is your fate! It's from the heart You need to be shot <3<3<3 GARY FLOYD FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

    27 Jul 2012 Reply
  • jesusson420

    a rich daddy...

    26 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Triumph_

    v gay

    8 Jun 2012 Reply
  • an_onomatopoeia

    Sounds like the American version of the Belgian band 'The Kids'.

    12 Feb 2012 Reply
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