Simply put, the Secretions are a legendary Sacramento punk band that have been around since the early 90s. They are a three piece (though this was not always true) that currently consists of Danny Secretion on drums, Mickie Rat on bass, and Paul Filthy on guitar. Danny Secretion and Mickie Rat were the founding members of the band and have seen many guitarists come and go.
I could go on and on, but to get a real feel for what people think about the Secretions, I asked a few dozen people what they would say if someone asked them who the Secretions are.
Here are the responses.
"The Secretions are men of peace in a world of mayhem. They are poets and onanists and bloodsucking freaks. They are punk rock."
- Joe Queer of the Queers
"The Secretions are by far one of the hardest working bands in the area and they do it while still having FUN. Too many bands get caught up in being the "cool" band....but these fucks do it naturally. The only complaint...I want them to change the name to 'THEE Secretions'."
"A three piece pop punk band that can make you want to dance, even if you are pissed off at the drummer ;) "
- Erin (the dummer's girlfriend - haha)
"The Secretions are one of the best punk bands in the Sacramento scene today and ever. They're really nice guys. They support the younger bands. And they're heroes and mentors to me."
"The Secretions are a punk band from Sacramento Ca. that have been making their music their way since 1991. Fans all over the U.S. have pogoed to their self described "3 chords and one beat" and been left wanting more. They have played with big name bands, in arenas and small and large clubs alike, yet nothing is as fun to The Secretions as a free, packed show in a house that leaves everyone sweating, and ears ringing."
- Matt DGAF, official Tour 2007 Roadie and band photographer/videographer
"A band that creates the good feeling of The Ramones with the speed and cleverness of The Queers. A band that can inspire musicians of all ages to have fun, work hard and achieve their dreams. One of the few bands left who have no wall or facade as to who they are and what they're about on or off stage. And by far one of the biggest reasons people need know about local Sacramento music."
"The Secretions are comprised of 3 wonderful and fun guys, Danny, Mickie and Paul. They are one of the hardest working bands in Sacramento and care about the local music scene. They never fail to put on an enjoyable show and are always excited to talk to fans and friends anytime."
- Disco Liz from The Lemmies
"A punk band from Sacramento who likes to have fun. They really care about the scene as well as everyone in it..."
- Mikey from Dead Pony Society
"The Secretions are an amazing punk rock band from Sacramento, California. They are veterans of the punk scene, and have paid their dues heavily. They don't really have the kind of recognition they deserve outside of California, and should, in all honesty, be bigger than they are. They are extremely nice and very fun guys who keep the spirit of punk rock and immaturity alive. They are heroes to a great number of people, adults and kids alike."
"The Secretions are three life savers, they teach you to tell the ones who try to one up you or tell you how it is to fuck off and that you're better than that."
- Tori, devoted Secretions fan
"The Secretions have been a catalyst for so many good things in my life, i could say a million good things about them that all comes back to the fact that i am so happy that they are around."
- Eoin, Sacramento Punk Extraordinare
"a bunch of super nerdy guys who've been doing what they love forever and who have fans that will do anything for them, and in return, they'll put on a good show and do about the same for their fans."
- Trina Latrine, Geek
"It's hard to find a band that makes such fun music to dance to. It's hard to find a band that isn't made up of egotistical jerks. It's hard to find a band that you could go to 20 billion shows for, and never get bored once. Such a band, is the Secretions."
- Freak, Photoshop Genius and Green Day Solo Master
"The Secretions' music will smack you in the face and leave you begging for more."
- Suzi Boneshaker, Bitchin' Artist
"My heros??? haha. Or a less dweeby one...uhhhhhhhh...the Secretions will hit on you and your mom."
"The Secretions are so many things...My mentors, my heroes, my favorite punk band, but most importantly, my only friends over 30 who aren't on Meghan's List...."
Additional reponses will be added as I receive them.