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'Wasted Years' marks a hard-core high for L.A.'s Off!
'Wasted Years' marks a hard-core high for L.A.'s Off!

In a dark little room called the Whiskey Kitchen, the four rockers who collectively call themselves Off! are nearly done with basic tracks for a new album, "Wasted Years." Most of it has been recorded to tape on this Sunday before Christmas, and the sound is raw and snarling, and growing heavier with each take. Crowded into one corner with his amplifier is Dimitri Coats, shaking his auburn curls and slashing at a white electric guitar in a Circle Jerks T-shirt. Most of the songs are done in one or two passes, but they're about to make a rare third try on the song "Meet Your God." "We've done the majority of our critical listening in the moment," says Coats, who also produces the band's...

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