DON HOWLAND, later of the Gibson Bros, had a great column in TAKE IT! fanzine called “Real Bad”. This one’s from a 1983 issue and contains a classic “Low 11” list of that era’s easy-rock favorites.
Reblogging something I put out there a little over a year ago.
Byron Coley’s classic FLESH EATERS 1982 tour diary piece from Take It! fanzine has been digitized and posted online here.
Brand-new edition of my Dynamite Hemorrhage Radio Show Podcast, edition #7. Recorded in late February 2013, and featuring all manner of underground rock music from 1966 to 2013.
Bands you will enjoy hearing include 100 Flowers, Murphy & The Mob, Clorox Girls, Veronica Falls, Spray Paint, White Fence, Burnt Ones, Rachel Sweet, The Dum Dum Girls, Pink Floyd and a whole bunch of others – interspersed with talking from a wild, wacky radio disc jockey!
You can download it here as well.
TAKE IT! fanzine from 1983, featuring Chris D. from the Flesh Eaters on the cover. This is the mag I’ve been pulling so many scans out of the past few weeks, and it’s probably one of the 10-15 best fanzines I’ve ever read, right up there w/ Forced Exposure and Slash.
Article by Eric Lindgren on “The Ten Most Twisted Tracks From the Sixties”, featuring bent and wild garage, psych and novelty songs by The Legendary Stardust Cowboy, the MC5, Swamp Rats, Lollipop Shoppe, Calico Wall and more.
Scanned from TAKE IT! fanzine, 1983.
Chris D. singing for THE FLESH EATERS, live 1982 on their US tour. Captured by Byron Coley in his classic tour diary in Take It! fanzine the next year.
Linda “Texacala” Jones from TEX & THE HORSEHEADS, live in Los Angeles 1983. Scanned out of “Take It!” fanzine. She’s got love if you want it.