Wipers

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Wipers was a recording project formed in 1977 by Greg Sage in Portland, OR. First conceived as a studio project, they originally planned to release fifteen LPs over ten years and completely avoid doing tours or interviews. They disbanded in 1989 after releasing six studio albums, but reformed in 1993 to release three more albums. They disbanded for good in 1999.
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Albums

Wipers - Is This Real? album art Wipers Is This Real? (Album) Park Avenue Records US 1979 Sell This Version
Wipers - Youth Of America album art Wipers Youth Of America (Album) Park Avenue Records US 1981 Sell This Version
Wipers - Over The Edge album art Wipers Over The Edge (Album) Brain Eater US 1983 Sell This Version
Wipers - Wipers Tour 84 album art Wipers Wipers Tour 84 (Album) Trap Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Wipers - Land Of The Lost album art The Wipers* Land Of The Lost (Album) Restless Records Greece 1986 Sell This Version
Wipers - Follow Blind album art Wipers Follow Blind (Album) Restless Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Wipers - The Circle album art Wipers The Circle (Album) Restless Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Wipers - Silver Sail album art Wipers Silver Sail (Album) Tim/Kerr Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Wipers - The Herd album art Wipers The Herd (Album) Tim/Kerr Records US 1996 Sell This Version
Wipers - The Power In One album art Wipers The Power In One (Album) Zeno Records, Destroy All Records US 1999 Sell This Version
JPR050, JPR 050 Wipers - Live At The Met, December 31, 1982 album art Wipers Live At The Met, December 31, 1982(LP, Album, Ltd) Jackpot Records (3), Jackpot Records (3) JPR050, JPR 050 US 2018 Sell This Version
none Wipers - Berlin Live album art Wipers Berlin Live(CDr, Album) Objects Of Rarity, Zeno Records none US Unknown Sell This Version
Wipers - Live At The I-Beam San Francisco album art Wipers Live At The I-Beam San Francisco (Album) Objects Of Rarity US Unknown Sell This Version
none Wipers - Live In Nurnberg 1987 album art Wipers Live In Nurnberg 1987(2xCDr, Ltd) Objects Of Rarity, Zeno Records none US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Wipers - Better Off Dead album art Wipers Better Off Dead Trap Records US 1978 Sell This Version
Wipers - Alien Boy album art Wipers Alien Boy (EP) Park Avenue Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Wipers - Romeo album art Wipers Romeo Trap Records US 1982 Sell This Version
1D-223 Wipers - 1-2-5 / Just A Dream Away album art The Fuzztones / Wipers The Fuzztones / Wipers - 1-2-5 / Just A Dream Away(7") Enigma Records (3) 1D-223 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
Wipers - Silver Sail album art Wipers Silver Sail (Single) Tim/Kerr Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Wipers - Insane album art Wipers Insane (Single) Tim/Kerr Records US 1996 Sell This Version
TK95CDP114 Wipers - The Herd album art Wipers The Herd(CD, Single, Promo) Tim/Kerr Records TK95CDP114 US 1996 Sell This Version

Compilations

Wipers - The Best Of Wipers And Greg Sage album art Wipers And Greg Sage Wipers And Greg Sage - The Best Of Wipers And Greg Sage (Comp) Restless Records US 1990 Sell This Version
Wipers - Wipers Box Set (Is This Real? - Youth Of America - Over The Edge) album art Wipers Wipers Box Set (Is This Real? - Youth Of America - Over The Edge) (Album, Comp) Zeno Records US 2001 Sell This Version
JPR 82804 Wipers - Out Takes album art Wipers Out Takes(LP, Comp, Ltd, RM) Jackpot Records (3) JPR 82804 US 2010 Sell This Version
Wipers - Wipers Rarities album art Wipers Wipers Rarities (Comp) Objects Of Rarity Spain 2016 Sell This Version

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savewaxnow

savewaxnow

December 25, 2019
Wipers played in Athens Greece in front of a crowd of almost 2.000 at CLUB 22 on late April or May 1987. This gig is considered historical among fans of punk/post punk/new wave.
All mid-80's ('83-'88) Wipers records were released in Greece through Virgin Records GR and can still be found here at record stores or vinyl bazaars (originals and re-issues).
Greg Sage was -and still is- a cult hero and has also played solo in full clubs in Athens after Wipers .
Greek music magazines reviewed their records as early as 1982-1983.
In the annual reviews for years 1981(!!)-1982-1983 issued by the most popular Greek music magazine (selling 25-30.000 copies monthly at the time), Wipers were voted by the readers among the top 10 bands/artists in the "Hope for the Future" category.
johnnydetox

johnnydetox

June 5, 2019
Fantastic band and Gregs guitar.sound and the way he plays is his own. I also think the bio is mislead, I´m from south Sweden and I discovered Wipers in -83, I also had friends in Denmark & Germany who were huge fans. They toured middle Europe in the 80s. I was in a bar in Berlin in -89 where they only played Wipers and Greg Sage songs!! I really hope it´s still there (laugh). I had the pleasure of promoting a gig -91 with them and that concert was one the finest live-moments I`ve experienced. My,my ,,what a band....
nagyphilip

nagyphilip

November 20, 2016
Very good band. Youth Of America remains their masterpiece in my eyes. SAGE is one of the unsung guitar heroes of all time. What a player! (And quite a good singer, too).
blastoboy

blastoboy

September 30, 2016
I'm with you Harspistolen. The Wipers and Greg Sage, for that matter, were quite well known by people who listened to punk and hardcore even in the U.S. This bio is not accurate.
thesepretzels

thesepretzels

December 9, 2015
Not so sure about that bio. If they weren't known outside of their hometown until Nirvana covered them,why are there UK and German pressings from as early as 84?

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