History

  • First-ever club performance was 3-song “tag” set at the end of a Queen City Kids show, the Paddock, Regina, 1979
  • First-ever band to play the Schnitzel Haus in Regina, which would become legendary live room AKA the Venue, Channel One, The State, The Distrikt. Opening band was the Wankers, featuring 15-year-old Colin James.schnitz_4_400
  • Last-ever band to play the Distrikt, before it turned into a gym, 2012. Last guitar power chord played in that room, by Eddie Lester, was an A.
  • Played Saskatchewan 75th Anniversary Festival, Wascana Park, 1980
  • Cable Regina (now Access Communications) recorded the Extroverts and broadcast the resulting program, “Last Act at the Schnitzel Haus”, for months. 1980
  • First Saskatchewan band to play Calgary punk club The Calgarian. One week engagement was so popular, held over for second week. 1980
  • Recorded two songs for 7” single at Studio West, Pike Lake Saskatchewan. 1980.LIP45_Frontcover_200
  • Broke up 1981, reformed for one-off show in 1984.
  • Opened for DOA (1979, 1980, 1981, 2009), Subhumans (1980), Kingbees (1981), Odds (2011), Stiff Little Fingers (2016) etc etc etc
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  • Profiled by author Sam Sutherland for his book Perfect Youth: A History of Canadian Punk. Re-released Political Animals on split 7” in support of book. 2011.
  • Signed to Prairie Shag Recordings, Regina, 2014 to present.
  • Contacted by radio station in Finland and interviewed for Finnish punk rock show.
  • Recorded two songs for 7” single Government Girls/Hysteria Night. Produced by Carl Johnson of Library Voices. 2014.
  • Released album EXTROVERTS DEMO 1979
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  • Release album SUPPLE September 2016 – lyrics from 1979 with brand new music!
  • SUPPLE tour of western Canada Sept 2016
  • SUPPLE tour of eastern Canada April 2017
  • Album SUPPLE included in SaskMusic’s 2016 Saskatchewan Top Ten Albums of the Year.5-SuppleCover
  • December 2016: released first-ever holiday song Anarchy Santa with accompanying video.
  • TWO vinyl reissues released accidentally simultaneously on October 8, 2019.
  • Demoing 13 BRAND NEW songs for release in late 2019-early 2020.
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