Flat Broke is a street punk band from Detroit, MI.
Formed by frontman Dick Cancer in 2003, this 4 piece punk band lead the way through the Detroit punk scene from 2004-2008.
Performing with the likes of The Exploited and The U.S. Bombs, Flat Broke left a permanent mark on some of the Motor City's best venues and concert halls, including The Magic Stick, 2500 Club, Smalls, The Old Miami, Harpos, The New Way Bar, The New Dodge, The Wooden Nickel, Token Lounge, and many more.
During 2007 and 2008, Flat Broke embarked on two east coast tours, performing in New York City, NY, Pittsburgh, PA, Akron,OH, Asbury Park, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, and New London, CT.
Some simliar and resepected acts from the area include The Suicide Machines, The Handme Downs, Cavity Creeps, Ballistics 13, Smashbandits, Manic's Rage, Aggro or Die, Short Long, The Smut Project, Heads Held High, The B.C.P., Dead on a Friday, The Unidentified and more.
Dick Cancer - Vocals
Whitey - Guitar and Vocals
Dutch Hartley - Bass and Vocals
Willieballs Armstrong - Drums
*A.D. Juicehog - Bass and Vocals (Self Titled)
** FLAT BROKE will be back in the studio in the winter of 2012 to release a new album!!
Detroit's Flat Broke are back with their latest effort of grimey street rock meets punk rock snarl. Unlike the previous album of twenty-plus tracks, Flat Broke is showcasing the best eleven songs they've got. What isn't missing on the album is the intensity and passion that exudes from Flat Broke. The power and fury that the band is known for in their sound is off the charts once again. With tracks like the opener "$0 Down" about burying yourself to your eyeballs in debt to make an American dream to "Marijuana", I don't think I need to explain this one, and "Warrant" with the catchy chorus; Flat Broke continue to pull inspiration from their personal worldview and political insight. It's not that Flat Broke are out to indoctrinate or sway your opinion of some ideal, instead they're just belting out tracks that tell you how it is and how it's affected them. I really dig Flat Broke's straight ahead punk rock attitude, their snotty vision of the world and that they can rock out to any subject without being overbearing or preachy. Flat Broke seems to have graduated from songs about beer to something more substantial... Is that alright? I think that it is, cause the band is still wearing it out and making some of the better beer soaked street rock around. -MG www.hussieskunk.com - punk radio
FLAT BROKE....BACK TO THE STUDIO!!!!!!!! THAT'S RIGHT BOYS AND GIRLS, YOUR FAVORITE DETROIT PUNK BAND IS BACK AT IT AGAIN. GET READY FOR THE RELEASE OF OUR LATEST DETROIT RECORDED EP COMING THIS WINTER!