D.R.I.* ‎– Dirty Rotten EP

Vinyl, 7", EP, 33 ⅓ RPM


A1 Sad To Be 2:11
A2 War Crimes 1:11
A3 Busted 0:46
A4 Draft Me 0:19
A5 F.D.R.C. 0:21
A6 Capatalist Suck 0:35
A7 Misery Loves Company 0:33
A8 No Sense 1:16
A9 Blockhead 0:55
B1 I Don't Need Society 1:15
B2 Commuter Man 0:56
B3 Plastique 0:23
B4 Why 0:18
B5 Balance Of Terror 0:39
B6 My Fate To Hate 0:26
B7 Who Am I 0:45
B8 Money Stinks 0:43
B9 Human Waste 0:19
B10 Yes Ma'am 0:48
B11 Dennis's Problem 0:51
B12 Closet Punk 0:31
B13 Reaganomics 0:40



Recorded on November 6th and November 7th, 1982 in Houston, Texas.
Folded paper sleeve with lyrics printed inside.
Original issue, repressed the same year on 12" format.
1,000 copies pressed.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DRI-183 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DRI-183 B

Other Versions (5 of 41) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DRR 1983 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP(LP, Album, RE, Mis) Dirty Rotten Records, R Radical Records DRR 1983 US 1983 Sell This Version
BCCD 119 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP (On CD)(CD, RE) Beer City Records BCCD 119 US 2005 Sell This Version
PCCY-00402 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP(CD, EP, RE) Canyon International PCCY-00402 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
BCA 165 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten LP(LP, Album, RE, Cle) Beer City Records BCA 165 US Unknown Sell This Version
BCR-164 D.R.I.* Dirty Rotten EP (7", EP, RE, Red) Beer City Records BCR-164 US 2010 Sell This Version


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August 30, 2010
One of those brain-buster records that set thousands of malcontents to the garage to toil on their own glorious noise.

D.R.I. has left big footprints across the globe. Listen to Mob 47, Heresy or Ataque Frontal and tell me that "Dirty Rotten" was not part of their lexicon.

"Dirty Rotten" raised the ante, previously set by the Neos and Gang Green, and took it to dizzying new levels.

Some bashed D.R.I. for giving birth to generic thrash, and while some of their offspring may be less than inspired, one can't rightly hold it against these courageous originators.

On "Dirty Rotten," D.R.I. laid it all out in black and white: "This is good, that is bad." Such hardcore opining is exactly that -- hardcore. D.R.I. spoke their collective mind and stuck to their words and this platter is their defining statement.