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“Dr. Strange Records Rare Punk A-Z” Here’s some LPs from the D-F sections… Defiance, DI, DRI, Eater, English Dogs, Exploited, Fleas and Lice, The Freeze, The FU’s….

“Dr. Strange Records Rare Punk A-Z” Here’s some LPs from the D-F sections… Defiance, DI, DRI, Eater, English Dogs, Exploited, Fleas and Lice, The Freeze, The FU’s….

These + 1000’s more rare punk records are just sitting here in the back waiting for a good home, stop by soon and get you some, or order online here, now…

“Strange Tales From The Doc” #5 Yes, let’s put an end to the rumors and guessing. D.I. stands for Disruptive Influence. Trust your Doc…

“See why D.I. was one of my favorite bands to see “back in the day” (yeah, “back in the day”?) Who came up with that? Same douche that coined “Old School”? Read on!”
DI (aka Distruptive Influence) at The Fenders 1986


Yes, let’s put an end to the rumors and guessing. D.I. stands for Disruptive Influence. Trust your Doc…
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Casey Royer pic by Doc Strange
Now although I took this picture The Fenders in Long Beach my story is actually from when D.I. played the Olympic. It was right when their debut 12”ep “s/t” (aka Richard Hung Himself) came out. I was standing off to the left of the MASSAVE pit (The Olympic would have thousands of people back then on a regular basis) D.I. had played a couple songs and Casey brought out a box of their brand new 12”. He tossed a few out to the rabid crowd down front [who doesn’t want a free record right?]. He then hucked one like a frisbee off to the right and it soon turned into a record boomarang and started making it’s way towards me! I’ve always been tall (and very handsome) so I jumped with all my might and the next thing you 
 know, I have the new D.I. 12” in my hands!

D.I. (EP)
D.I. (EP) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


I’ve seen DI many times all over Southern California. Always a GREAT band to see live for sure and this was no exception. Casey Royer with Rik Agnew playing like a possessed demon! A winning combination. When D.I. was on their game they were one of the best bands to see. Great band then and now!




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