SSD: Boston Hardcore Pioneers Release Short Film to Celebrate Get It Away Reissue

Following last year's reissue of their seminal The Kids Will Have Their Say album, Boston hardcore pioneers SSD's follow-up LP will be getting the same treatment.

Originally released in 1983, Get It Away is considered by many of the band's fans as their most crucial release. The record marked the debut of second guitarist Francois Levesque, joining the classic lineup that also featured guitarist Al Barile, vocalist David “Springa” Spring, bassist Jaime Sciarappa, and drummer Chris Foley.

Get It Away was produced by Mike Bastarche and Lou Giordano at Downtown Studios in Boston. “It was much more organized as far as the sessions went and we were more prepared,” Foley explains. The 7-track effort included a cover of the Buzzcocks' "No Reply" and opens with "Glue," unquestionably one of the best hardcore songs ever put down on tape.

Photo: Glen E. Friedman

The Get It Away deluxe reissue is being handled by the fine folks at Trust Records on vinyl and across digital platforms for the first time ever. It features remastered audio by Dan Johnson at Audio Archiving Studios and extensive liner notes. 

To celebrate the forthcoming reissue, Trust Records partnered with Six Stair Productions to tell the SSD story. Directed and edited by Coan Buddy Nichols, Get It Away: A Short Film About SSD  premiered last night at Brain Dead Studios in Los Angeles. Watch Part 1 below:

Get It Away deluxe reissue will be out on July 19th via Trust Records (pre-order/digital pre-save).

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