Monday, March 1, 2004


(Official site - last updated 16 April 2021.)

Matthew Wascovich's new book of drawings, Watching You, from Textile Records:

Purchase book from Texitle Records (Paris) by clicking on here.

Purchase book from Texitle Records (Paris) via Bandcamp by clicking on here.

24 pages fanzine printed in A5, stapled, Risograph paper.

The latest album:

Scarcity Of Tanks 
Dissing The Reduction
(Total Life Society, TLS013, 2019)

A1/1: When We Disappear (2:55) 
A2/2: I Wish I Could Care (1:41)
A3/3: Jacket (4:18)                    
A4/4: Legit Prick (2:15) 
A5/5: Raider Hits The Grass (4:43)
A6/6: Doing Time In My Dome (1:39)
B1/7: Torpedo 4:07    
B2/8: Sleepless (2:04)
B3/9: Magnolia (3:48) 
B4/10: Thief's Market (2:06) 
B5/11: Looking Rough (3:14)
B612: Ordinary People (4:12) 
C1/13: Crushing The Androids (2:47)
C2/14: Gentlemen On Junk (3:29)  
C3/15: Slang Pro (3:30) 
C4/16: Centered In Outlaw (3:11) 
C5/17: Counter Productive (3:28) 
C6 /18: Sacrifice Your Third Eye (2:12) 
D1/19: Residents Of The Force Field (10:08) 
D2/20: River Rat Knows Chemistry (7:29)  
D3/21: Many Moods (2:00)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Dissing The Reduction is its tenth album and features Jonny Bell (Crystal Antlers) - bass, engineer, guitar, keyboards, saxophone; Alan Bishop (Sun City Girls) - guitar; Dennis Callaci (Refrigerator) - guitar; Nels Cline (Wilco) - guitar; Don Depew (Flaming Telepaths) - guitar; Jimbo Easter (Druid Perfume) - artwork; Doug Gillard (Guided By Voices) - guitar; Don Godwin (Impractical Cockpit) - bass; John Talley-Jones (Urinals) - bass; Ulrich Krieger (Text Of Light) - saxophone; Raul Morales (Mike Watt And The Missingmen) - drums, percussion; Caleb Mulkerin (Big Blood) - bass, guitar; Nate Scheible - drums; Matthew Wascovich - vocals, percussion; Tom Watson (The Red Krayola) - guitar; Mike Watt (Minutemen) - bass; and Norman Westberg (Swans) - guitar. 



Scarcity Of Tanks, a band started by Matthew Wascovich in March 2004, has released ten albums from Total Life Society

Buy Total Life Society albums from Tedium House (San Francisco, USA).

To book Scarcity Of Tanks, please contact Total Life Society.


Scarcity Of Tanks - No Endowments
(Total Life Society, TLS001, 2008)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Bleed Now
(Total Life Society, TLS002, 2010)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Sensational Grade
(Total Life Society, TLS003, 2011)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Vulgar Defender
(Total Life Society, TLS004, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Fear Is Not Conscience
(Total Life Society, TLS005, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Ohio Captives
(Total Life Society, TLS006, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Ringleader Lies
(Total Life Society, TLS007, 2016)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Garford Mute
(Total Life Society, TLS008, 2017)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Hinge
(Total Life Society, TLS010, 2018)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Dissing The Reduction
(Total Life Society, TLS013, 2019)

(click to enlarge)




Total Life Society
P.O. Box 6592
Cleveland, Ohio 44101

Contact TLS: totallifesociety AT 

SOTs In Memory

(9 September 1966 - 11 April 2013)

(20 December 1972 - 10 July 2014)
(22 March 1955 - 14 September 2017) 
(25 September 1949 -11 October 2015)

(14 September 1953 - 8 February 2015)