Agent Orange is a long-lived rock band from Orange County, California that was one of the first bands to mix the fast tempos and aggression of punk with strong elements of surf and metal. Due to their unique sound, they were a controversial member of the emerging punk rock scene in Orange County in the late '70s and early '80s, though they were adopted as one of the flagbearers for the skate-punk phenomenon that started in Southern California around that same time.
Guitarist and vocalist Mike Palm formed Agent Orange as a natural culmination of his musical interests and geographical location. Growing up in Fullerton, California in the ‘70s, he was exposed to a lot of the metal and hard rock, which was very popular at the time. Palm also became a fan... Read More