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Rank & File: Sundown

Roy Trakin, Creem, March 1983

TIME WAS BROTHERS Chip and Tony Kinman were just another coupla SoCal surfpunks, bitchin' 'bout class wars and hating the rich. The Dils, which was the name of their band back then, were Amerika's answer to the Clash, only more so. Seems the Kinmans were doctrinaire Communists, rabid on turning punk proles into kard-karrying komrades, bent on overthrowing the System. Precisely those people your parents warned you about.

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