Fishbone's eagerness to confront, provoke and cross-pollinate enabled them (along with The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Untouchables et al) to help the early-80's LA/Orange County music scene shake free of the unsavory grip of uninspired rock and "New Wave" hair bands. Since breaking through in 1985 with the frenetic, cross-media smash "Party at Ground Zero" (from their self-titled debut EP), the 'Boners have continued to delight fans and confound radio programmers with eight more pungent servings (5 full-length, 3 EPs) of their joyful, eclectic noise. Through it all, the band has embraced, lampooned and shifted hairstyles and clothes like a stripped-gear chameleon - the constants are ENERGY and MOTION