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Kevin Seconds is a musician from Reno, Nevada currently based in Sacramento, California.Read More...
He founded the hardcore punk band 7 Seconds in 1979 with his brother Steve Youth. Having been their frontman ever since, he also writes their lyrics. He got the band signed to the Better Youth Organization label in 1982. Since its formation, 7 Seconds has released over 15 records as well as touring North America, Europe and Japan multiple times.
Simultaneously with his career with 7 Seconds, he has been engaged in several side projects. These include Go National, Drop Acid, Mustard and the more recent project Ghetto Moments. For 3 and a half years, he hosted a weekly punk rock radio show on the now-defunct KWOD 106.5 in Sacramento before being unceremoniously fired, due to budget cuts at the station. He currently hosts a weekly acoustic/punk show on PunkRadioCast.com.
Starting as a solo artist in 1990, Kevin Seconds has toured the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe. He has released several solo albums under various monikers, including released Rodney, Reggie, Emily in 1994, Stoudamire in 1997 Heaven's Near Wherever You Are in 2001 and his most recent release, Rise Up, Insomniacs! which came out in 2008.
In 2002, he released a split e.p. with Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio).
He has 2 full-length albums due out by the spring of 2010 as well as a slew of collaborative split 7-inch releases with various fellow punk rock singer/songwriters including Kepi Ghoulie (ex-Groovie Ghoulies), Mike Scott (Phinius Gage from the UK), Mike Hale (In The Red), Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Jonah Matranga (Far), Jesse Michaels (Classics Of Love/Operation Ivy) and more.
Seconds continues to sing and write material for 7Seconds who will celebrate their 30 year anniversary in early 2010.
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- Extra Something - 22,170 plays
- 1981 - 19,170 plays
- Ugly Mouth - 17,570 plays
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- Motherfuckers - 16,722 plays
- Sunday Afternoon Bicycle Polo - 2,854 plays
- Random Harm - 1,720 plays
- Slights and Snickers - 1,656 plays
- Backaches & Bad Dreams - 1,315 plays
- Message to KV - 1,162 plays