DFW Music News

D.O.A.'s Joey "Shithead" Keithley on 35 Years of Punk Rock Memories

Incredibly, it has been 35 years since on Joey "Shithead" Keithley got together with a few other Canadian punk rockers and formed D.O.A. Playing a mixture of the Sex Pistols and The Ramones, Shithead and his revolving array of sidemen became a fixture on the West Coast American punk scene that brought the world the likes of Black Flag, the Circle Jerks, Fear and countless others.

Supposedly, this tour is the last one as Joey is about to hit the ripe age of 58. Speaking from his home in Vancouver and in anticipation of Wednesday's show at the Gas Monkey Bar and Grill, Keithley spoke to DC9 about his band having their own day and how he still has political aspirations.

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Darryl Smyers
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