Joe Keithley
With 35 years of punk rock history under his belt, D.O.A. frontman Joe Keithley was one of the original Canadian punk rockers that helped evolve the West Coast American punk scene. Rooted in his upbringing, Keithley is known for incorporating two seemingly polar aspects into his life by merging punk and politics together into D.O.A. songs. Living by his motto “Talk-action=zero,” Keithley has been active and involved in numerous political acts regarding freedom of speech, anti-globalization, anti-racism, as well as environmental issues.

Entries by Joe Keithley

Brad Kent RIP

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 3:45 PM

I first met the late great Brad Kent when we were both about 18 years old. Gerry "Useless" Hannah, Brian "Wimpy" Goble, Ken "Dimwit" Montgomery, Bruce "Bastard" Coleman, "Fast Eddie" and I had all moved to Lumby, B.C. to live off the land. We started one of our first bands...

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Why the World Is Poorer Without Wimpy Roy In It

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 3:21 PM

Brian Goble aka Wimpy aka Sunny Boy aka Sunny Boy Roy has left us and this world is much poorer because of that. Brian, just 28 days short of his 58th birthday died of a heart attack on Sunday December 7, 2014. I am writing this because of the loss...

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The Moment I Realized Pete Seeger Was My Greatest Hero

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 11:29 AM

As life goes on various famous people pass on and we usually take just a little bit of time to think of their accomplishments, but when a giant of an era like Pete Seeger leaves us, it leaves a giant hole, one that sadly can't be filled by anyone.

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