One of Chicago's oldest and longest-running punk bands: The Effigies. Formed in early 1980 they played its first show in 1980 and was active for approximately a decade, undergoing multiple personnel changes with frontman John Kezdy the only constant, before disbanding in 1990. The band released five albums and several EPs, most on the record label they founded in 1981, Ruthless Records, which was distributed by Enigma. Later albums were on the Fever Records and Roadkill Records labels. This is their 3rd EP with four good ole school smasher.