The Red Dons are the continuation of the
Observers. After members abruptly left the band in 2005, Douglas Burns,
the Observers’ lead singer, artist, and primary songwriter teamed up
with Hajji Husayn to continue on with the band. Next, Justin Maurer
(Clorox Girls) on guitar and re-named this new line-up the Red Dons.
Death to Idealism is the group’s first full-length album, and is perfect
for fans of the Vicious, No Hope For the Kids, Gorilla Angreb, Clorox
Girls, and of course the Observers. As to be expected, this record
stays in tune with the melancholy, melodic, and sometimes unpredictable
punk sounds of the Observers, and even features the excellent ‘Walk
Alone’ track which appeared on a previous Observers 7" . Vinyl version
comes with full color gatefold cover.