Fugazi share early demo of ‘Merchandise’

The iconic post-hardcore band will release 'First Demo' on November 18

The first ever recordings of post-hardcore outfit Fugazi are set to be collected in a new release, with one of the tracks now airing online.

‘First Demo’, which will be issued by Dischord on November 18, consists of 11 tracks dating back to 1988. The songs were recorded during a session at Virginia‚Äôs Inner Ear Studios.

Originally titled ‘Turn Off Your Guns’, the demo collection was originally distributed as a free cassette during the band’s early years. It will now be released digitally, on CD and vinyl.


You can hear ‘Merchandise’, the second track from the collection, below.

Fugazi formed in 1987 in Washington DC, releasing six albums. They went on hiatus in 2003 after 2001’s ‘The Argument’.

The ‘First Demo’ tracklist:

‘Waiting Room’
‘Song #1’
‘The Word’
‘Turn Off Your Guns’
‘And The Same’
‘In Defense Of Humans’
‘Joe #1’