Wipers

Wipers

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Wipers was a recording project formed in 1977 by Greg Sage in Portland, OR. Originally conceived as a studio band, they rarely played live and maintained a DIY ethos that kept them relatively unknown outside their hometown apart from appearances on underground cassette compilations in Europe. It wasn't until a relatively well known band called Nirvana paid tribute to the band by performing cover versions of their songs that Wipers gained a worldwide audience.
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Wipers Discography

Albums

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

Singles & EPs

Wipers Better Off Dead Trap Records US 1978 Sell This Version
Wipers Alien Boy (EP) Park Avenue Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Wipers Romeo (Single) Trap Records US 1982 Sell This Version
1D-223 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 (Single) Tim/Kerr Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Wipers Insane (Single) Tim/Kerr Records US 1995 Sell This Version
TK95CDP114 Wipers The Herd(CD, Promo, Single) Tim/Kerr Records TK95CDP114 US 1996 Sell This Version

Compilations

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, Comp) Zeno Records US 2001 Sell This Version
JPR 82804 Wipers Out Takes(LP, Comp, Ltd, RM) Jackpot Records (3) JPR 82804 US 2010 Sell This Version
Wipers Wipers Rarities (Comp) Objects Of Rarity Spain 2016 Sell This Version

Videos

none Wipers Live At The Melkweg(DVD) Zeno Records none US Unknown Sell This Version

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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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