A long time ago, in the early 1980s, when I was a teenager, I was in a hardcore/punk band called Wasted Talent. Though never as well-known as the classic hardcore bands like Minor Threat, SSD, or Black Flag, we managed to play a few key gigs and also ended up on a celebrated compilation album, The Master Tape, Vol. 2 (Affirmation Records, 1983). Additionally, we are mentioned in what is still the definitive hardcore history book, American Hardcore: A Tribal History, by Steven Blush (2001), and our bass player was interviewed in the American Hardcore documentary film (2006).
Now, a label called Going Underground Records has put out an anthology of almost all of our material, on vinyl, titled Ready To Riot. Details are here:
The first pressing is a total of 500 copies, 100 of which are white vinyl.
Further, I was recently interviewed about the history of the band and the new record, here: