Middle Class (band)
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (April 2014)|
|Origin||Santa Ana, California, United States|
|Genres||Punk rock, hardcore punk, Post-punk|
|Years active||1977–1982, 2010, 2011|
|Past members||Mike Atta
The Middle Class were an American punk rock/hardcore punk band established in 1977 in Santa Ana, California. The band consisted of Jeff Atta on vocals, Mike Atta on lead guitar, Mike Patton on bass, and Bruce Atta on drums. The band achieved success in the hardcore punk scene of Southern California. Their first shows were in 1978 in various Los Angeles clubs and ballrooms.
Michael John "Mike" Atta died of kidney and lung cancer, on April 20, 2014, aged 53.
- Out of Vogue EP (1978)
- "Scavenged Luxury" 7" (1980)
- Homeland (1982)
- Blueprint for Joy (compilation, 1979)
- Hamby, Taylor (2014-04-21). "Mike Atta, Punk Legend, Passes Away From Cancer | OC Weekly". Blogs.ocweekly.com. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
- "Suddenly In Vogue again: The Middle Class may have been one of the most influential bands ever" by Matt Coker, OC Weekly, December 5, 2002.