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Germs (band)

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The Germs were an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States, originally active from 1977 to 1980. [1]

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A Small Circle of Friends (album)

A Small Circle of Friends was a tribute album for the Germs released in 1996.

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A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Al Pacino

Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviours are actions that harm or lack consideration for the well-being of others.

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Ariel Pink

Ariel Marcus Rosenberg (born June 24, 1978), also known as Ariel Pink, is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter whose music draws heavily from 1970s–1980s pop radio and cassette culture.

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Bags (Los Angeles band)

The Bags were an American punk rock band formed in 1977.

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A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.

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Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Jo Carlisle (born August 17, 1958) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Billy Corgan

William Patrick Corgan Jr. (born March 17, 1967) is an American musician, songwriter, producer, poet, and professional wrestling magnate.

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Biographical film

A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.

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Black Flag (band)

Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Bomp! Records

Bomp! Records is a Los Angeles-based record label formed in 1974 by fanzine publisher and music historian Greg Shaw and Suzy Shaw.

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Brendan Mullen

Brendan Mullen (October 9, 1949 – October 9, 2009) was a British-American nightclub owner, music promoter and writer, best known for founding the Los Angeles punk rock club The Masque.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Catholic Discipline

Catholic Discipline was an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed by Slash Fanzine editor Claude Bessy in 1979.

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Celebrity Skin (band)

Celebrity Skin were a post-punk, glam influenced, hard rock band from Los Angeles, They were active from the mid-1980s till the early '90s.

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Charlotte Caffey

Charlotte Irene Caffey (born October 21, 1953, Santa Monica, California) is an American rock and roll guitarist and songwriter, best known for her work in the Go-Go's in the 1980s, including writing "We Got the Beat".

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Cheech & Chong

Cheech & Chong are a Grammy Award–winning comedy duo consisting of Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their stand-up routines, studio recordings, and feature films, which were based on the hippie and free love era, and especially drug and counterculture movements, most notably their love for cannabis.

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Chris D.

Chris D. (born Chris Desjardins; January 15, 1953) is a punk poet, rock critic, singer, writer, actor and filmmaker.

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Circle Jerks

Circle Jerks (stylized as Ciʀcle JƎʀᴋs) were an American hardcore punk band, formed in 1979 in Los Angeles, California.

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Cruising (film)

Cruising is a 1980 crime film and thriller written and directed by William Friedkin, and starring Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, and Karen Allen.

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D. J. Bonebrake

Donald J. Bonebrake (born December 8, 1955) is an American musician from California who first emerged as the drummer of the punk rock band the Eyes (also featuring Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Go's).

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Dangerhouse Records

Dangerhouse Records was a Neff, Joseph (August 13, 2013).

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Darby Crash

Darby Crash (formerly Bobby Pyn; born Jan Paul Beahm; September 26, 1958 – December 7, 1980) was an American punk rock vocalist and songwriter who, along with longtime friend Pat Smear (born Georg Ruthenberg), co-founded the punk rock band the Germs.

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Darby Crash Band

The Darby Crash Band was a music project started by Darby Crash and Pat Smear, founding members of Los Angeles punk rock band the Germs, formed after the Germs split in 1980.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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Don Bolles (musician)

Jimmy Michael Giorsetti (born July 30, 1956), also known by the moniker Don Bolles, is an American drummer who was involved in the 1970s and 1980s punk scene in Los Angeles, California, performing with Germs, Nervous Gender, 45 Grave and Celebrity Skin.

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A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.

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Fat Mike

Michael John Burkett (born January 31, 1967), known professionally as Fat Mike, is an American musician and producer.

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Fear (band)

Fear is a hardcore punk band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1977.

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Feral House

Feral House is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey.

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Flea (musician)

Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an American musician and actor.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.

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Food fight

A food fight is a form of chaotic collective behavior, in which food is thrown at others in the manner of projectiles.

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Forming (song)

"Forming" is the debut single by American punk rock band the Germs.

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Free Kitten

Free Kitten is a supergroup composed of Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Pussy Galore's Julie Cafritz.

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Germicide (album)

Germicide, also known as Germicide: Live at the Whisky, 1977, is a live album by the punk rock band the Germs.

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Glam rock

Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.

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Google Books

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.

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A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.

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Gumball (band)

Gumball was an American rock band formed in New York City in 1990.

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Hardcore punk

Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.

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Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects.

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Hole (band)

Hole was an American alternative rock band formed by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson in Los Angeles, California in 1989.

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Iggy Pop

James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.

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Infectious mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis (IM, mono), also known as glandular fever, is an infection usually caused by the Epstein–Barr virus (EBV).

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Jack Nitzsche

Bernard Alfred Nitzsche (22 April 1937 – 25 August 2000) known by pen name Jack Nitsche, was an American musician, arranger, songwriter, record producer and film score composer.

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Jello Biafra

Eric Reed Boucher (born June 17, 1958), better known by his stage name Jello Biafra, is the former lead singer and songwriter for the San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys.

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Joan Jett

Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold (born July 28, 1960) is an American food critic who currently writes for the Los Angeles Times and has previously written for LA Weekly and Gourmet.

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Kim Fowley

Kim Vincent Fowley (July 21, 1939 – January 15, 2015) was an American record producer, singer and musician.

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L7 (band)

L7 is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States.

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LA Film Festival

The LA Film Festival is an annual film festival held in September in Los Angeles, California.

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.

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Lexicon Devil

Lexicon Devil is a three-song EP and the second release by American punk rock band the Germs.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Lucky Lehrer

Lucky Lehrer is a drummer from Los Angeles, California who was voted the best punk drummer of all-time by fanzine, Flipside.

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.

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Meat Puppets

Meat Puppets is an American rock band formed in January 1980 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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The Melvins are an American rock band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington.

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Mike Watt

Michael David "Mike" Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, vocalist and songwriter.

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Nervous Gender

Nervous Gender is an American punk rock band founded in Los Angeles, California in 1978 by Gerardo Velazquez, Edward Stapleton, Phranc and Michael Ochoa.

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New York Dolls

The New York Dolls were an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971.

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Nickey Alexander

Nickey Alexander is an American hard rock drummer and former member of American sleaze metal band L.A. Guns.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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NOFX is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Orpheum Theatre (Los Angeles)

The Orpheum Theatre on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, California, opened on February 15, 1926, as the fourth and final Los Angeles venue for the Orpheum vaudeville circuit.

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Pat Smear

Georg Albert Ruthenberg (born August 5, 1959), better known by the stage name Pat Smear, is a Grammy-winning American musician and occasional actor.

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Penelope Spheeris

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945 or 1946; sources differ) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Pleasant Gehman

Pleasant Gehman (born March 17, 1959) is an author, writer, poet, actress, dancer and musician from Los Angeles.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.

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Reel-to-reel audio tape recording

Reel-to/open-reel audio tape recording is the form of magnetic tape audio recording in which the recording medium is held on a reel, rather than being securely contained within a cassette.

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Rhino Entertainment

Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.

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Riot Fest

Riot Fest (also known as Riot Fest & Carnival) is a multi-day music festival.

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Riverfront Times

The Riverfront Times (RFT) is a weekly newspaper in St. Louis that consists of local politics, music, arts and dining news in the print edition and daily updates to blogs and photo galleries on its website.

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ROIR (pronounced "roar"), or Reachout International Records, is a New York City-based record label founded in 1979 by Neil Cooper.

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Roxy Theatre (West Hollywood)

The Roxy Theatre (often just the Roxy) is a nightclub on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, owned by Lou Adler and his son, Nic, who operates it.

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Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.

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Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.

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Shane West

Shane West (born Shannon Bruce Snaith) is an American actor, punk rock musician, and songwriter.

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Slash Records

Slash Records was a record label in Los Angeles, originally specializing in local and punk rock bands.

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is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Spin (magazine)

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.

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Starwood (nightclub)

The Starwood was a popular nightclub and music venue in West Hollywood, California from early 1973 to 1988.

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Suicide of Kurt Cobain

On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead at his home, located at 171 Lake Washington Boulevard East in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Suicide pact

A suicide pact is an agreed plan between two or more individuals to commit suicide.

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That Dog

That Dog (styled as that dog.) is a Los Angeles-based rock band that formed in 1991 and dissolved in 1997, reuniting in 2011.

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The Decline of Western Civilization

The Decline of Western Civilization is a 1981 American documentary filmed through 1979 and 1980.

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The Go-Go's

The Go-Go's are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1978.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Posies

The Posies are an American power pop group.

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The Runaways

The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.

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The Screamers

The Screamers were an American electropunk group founded in 1975.

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The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.

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The Weirdos

The Weirdos are an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Tooth and Nail (various artists album)

Tooth and Nail is a seminal compilation albumTKO Records (November 19, 2011).

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University High School (Los Angeles)

University High School, commonly known as "Uni", is a secondary school located in West Los Angeles, a district in Los Angeles, California, near the border of Santa Monica.

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University Press of Mississippi

The University Press of Mississippi, founded in 1970, is a publisher that is sponsored by the eight state universities in Mississippi.

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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke is a 1978 American stoner comedy film directed by Lou Adler and Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film.

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Warped Tour

The Warped Tour is a traveling rock tour that has toured the United States (including 3 or 4 stops in Canada) annually each summer since 1995.

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What We Do Is Secret (EP)

What We Do Is Secret is a 12" EP compiling material recorded by the Germs.

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What We Do Is Secret (film)

What We Do Is Secret is a 2007 American biographical film about Darby Crash, singer of the late-1970s Los Angeles punk rock band the Germs.

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X (American band)

X is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977, among the first wave of American punk.

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Yes L.A.

Yes L.A. is a legendaryMXV (August 18, 2013).

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Zolar X

Zolar X is an American glam rock band, founded in 1973.

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(GI) is the only studio album by American punk rock band the Germs.

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45 Grave

45 Grave are an American deathrock and punk rock band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1979.

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