Oi! bands are always a hassle. Which side are they on? Are some of their members fencewalkers or plain right-wing assholes or not? YES, I am P.C. so I DO care about these things. So-called 'a-political oi!' is the worst because some of these bands don't mind playing with any racist fuck that they may find, even though they don't sing explicitly about these themes. I won't go as far as the Grauzone antifa's (although I do value their opinion, sometimes they seem to be able to link any band on earth to some kind of dodgy character), but still I try to do my research.
It's just fun streetpunk anthems with a trumpet thrown in, without going ska or anything like that. Like Maraboots from Fance for example, but more streetpunk and less oi! (if you get the idea). And they have to be from the Netherlands, because what self-respecting oi!-band from another country could record a song called 'Who stole my bicycle?'....
As they have acknowledged themselves in interviews, they've also been quite a lazy band: from their inception in 1998 until the end in 2007 they just released one 7", one full-length and one track for the compilation 'Tales from the Street vol. 2'. So here's the entire discography of Heros and Zeros!
HEROS & ZEROS - Heros & Zeros 7" (2001)
- We don't like you
- Left behind
- Worker's power
- Try it
HEROS & ZEROS - Wake-Up Call (2003)
- One solution
- The blood
- Sunday morning
- Ghetto anthem
- Another song
- Those old kicks
- Rambling man (Hank Williams cover)
- Baby c'mon
- Queen of rock
- Night city
- No room for you (from 'Tales from the Street 2')