Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

The Offs

Pictures

THEOFFS3

Listen to, buy or share

Buy

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Biography

San Francisco, United States

The original 1977 line-up of San Francisco punk band The Offs was:
Billy Hawk - guitar, Don Vinil - vocals, Fast Floyd - bass, & Bob Steeler - drums. They were later joined by Bob Roberts - saxophone.

They recorded for cd presents and 415 Records, played venues like the Deaf Club and Mabuhay Gardens, appearing with bands like The Dead Kennedys,The Lewd and The Sleepers. The Offs’ singer, Don Vinil (who died of a heroin overdose on Ninth St. in New York in 1983), was one of the first openly gay people in the scene. V.Vale of Search & Destroy & RE/Search introduced Vinil to guitarist Billy Hawk after Vinil was kicked out of his first band, Grand Mal.

Videos

Top Albums

Listening Trend

0listeners all time
0scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.