The Pinkerton Thugs are a punk band from Kennebunk, Maine.
The band has been together since July 1994 under a number of different names but officially became the Pinkerton Thugs in March 1996 (taking their name from the infamous Pinkerton National Detective Agency). The band, which initially consisted of drummer/vocalist Paul Russo, guitarist/vocalist Micah Smaldone and bassist James Whitten drew influence from punk bands such as Sham 69, the Clash, Conflict, and Crass as well as Woody Guthrie's political ballads. They were known for their spirited live performances as well as their radical anarchist political views. Attempting to put their ideas to action, members of the band formed a now-defunct collective called the Anarchist Liberty Union which set out to distribute anarchist literature for free and establish better communication between activists. During most of the band's existence, Paul Russo was also a member ofЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Life, Liberty and the Persuit of Shit [1997, макси-сингл]
- The Pain and the Pinkerton Thugs [1997, альбом]
- End of an Era [2000, альбом]
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