Video: One Inch Punch/Mid Youth Crisis Full Live Set @ Feedback, Newtown, Sydney (21 January 1996)

Melbourne’s finest hardcore band Mid Youth Crisis aka One Inch Punch (AND before that they were known as Downfall) broke up in 1998. For those of you who missed seeing them back in the day you can experience the moment via this full set performance captured in Sydney back in January 1996 at Feedback, Newtown.

MYC @ Feedback Setlist:

  • Status Remains
  • Wasted Life (Stiff Little Fingers cover)
  • That Way
  • Four Hour Reality
  • Escaping The Goat
  • Youthful Expression
  • Set Back
  • Virus (Avail Cover)
  • Shutdown
  • A Needle And a Thug
  • Concept
  • Stupid Me

Recorded By: Matt Rees (kudos to you, fine sir!)

Mid Youth Crisis formed in 1993 and were made up of the talented Steve Milligan (Steadfast) on vocals, Adrian Lombardi (Blueline Medic) on guitar, Heath McAnally on guitar, Dave Collins (Identity Theft) on bass, and Jay Jones (Fuck… I’m Dead, Identity Theft, Providence) on drums.

Heath battled through drug addiction for years, and was replaced by Trent (Steadfast) by 1997/98. Beltsy from Mindsnare & Blood Duster regularly would fill in on guitar after Trent also left MYC, so you typically see him at the MYC reformation gigs… and sometimes we would bump into Beltsy on our train home!

While Steve managed to kick his heroin habit by escaping to Ireland in 1999, Health unfortunately passed away from his addiction in April 2011 (RIP).

Major Releases:

If you’ve misplaced your copy of Mid Youth Crisis – Happiness & Authority* you can engage your ears right here:

Recommended Highlights: Know Something, After You My Friend, Happiness & Authority, Better Life, & Mid Youth Crisis.

Mid Youth Crisis @ The Annandale, Sydney 10 July 2010. Photo by Jamie Gilbert, Flickr

Mid Youth Crisis @ The Annandale, Sydney 10 July 2010. Photo by Jamie Gilbert, Flickr

* I have carefully hidden my copy from myself for safekeeping. It’s so very safe I can’t fucking enjoy it!

Further Exploration:

Previously on Sampling Station:

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