Year of birth : 1976
Age: 39 years
Place of birth : Santa Ana, California, USA
Citizenship : United States
The group has been successful only at the local level, but in recent years its popularity has increased a little, enough to `Middle Class` got into a documentary film of 2006 American hardkor` ` (`American Hardcore`) about the era of the formation of the American hardcore scene. The most successful release of the group was a mini - album `Out of Vogue`, released in 1978, in particular, it has been a particularly popular theme song to him ,` Out of Vogue`.
American punk rock / hardcore punk band `Middle Class` was founded in 1976 in Santa Ana, California (Santa Ana, California). Its members were Jeff Hatt (Jeff Atta),responsible for the vocals ; Mike Atta (Mike Atta), lead guitarist ; bassist Mike Paton (Mike Patton), and drummer Bruce Atta (Bruce Atta).
The group has been successful only at the local level, but in recent years its popularity has increased a little, enough to `Middle Class` got into a documentary film, 2006-of ` American hardkor` (` American Hardcore`) about the era of the formation of the American hardcore scene. The most successful release of the group was a mini - album `Out of Vogue`, released in 1978, in particular, it has been a particularly popular theme song to him ,` Out of Vogue`.
It is still unclear ,whether the group `Black Flag` (at that time it appears as ` Panic`) the first musical group that played hardcore punk, and this right belongs to `Middle Class`. It is also not clear whether the play `Middle Class` hardcore band originally. After the concert to the band `Middle Class` approached by a young viewer who claimedthat there is another fast punk rock band (the term ` hardkor` was not in vogue until his promotion of group ` D.O.A.` in 1981) , which is also reflected in the documentary film ` American hardkor`. This turned out to be a young fan of Keith Morris (Keith Morris) from the group `Black Flag`, assures that the team first started playing hardcore. The band`s sound from Santa Ana turned out screams, speed tempo and art punk version of an extremely influential ` hardkor` modern sound that can be heard on recordings by the group ` Minor Threat`. In 1978 `Middle Class` released their first release, the EP ` Out of Vogue` in 7` format. In addition to the title track ,on release it was also collected another three compositions. Then the hardcore punk band in 1980 released `Scavenged Luxury`, again 7` format, retaining found special significance with the introduction of novelty born of the impact that British bands ` Gang of Four` and `Joy Division`. In 1982, the band released their full-length album, a grim `Homeland`.Their first releases were reissued 7` format as the compilation album `Blueprint For Joy`.
In the mid-1980s, Mike and Bruce formed the soul / dance group `Cambridge Apostles` with ex - vocalist ` The Bags`, Alice Bag (Alice Bag). The new band was short-lived. Bassist Mike Paton continued production of the first album of the American punkGroup `The Adolescents`. Guitarist Mike Atta currently owns and operates a store old furniture, entitled `Out Of Vogue` in Fullerton, California (Fullerton, California). A drummer Bruce Atta entered the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), majoring in philosophy ,and now teaches at the University of California at Los Angeles (Cal State University at Los Angeles).