By Cheetah Chrome,Legs McNeil
Here is the autobiography of Cheetah Chrome, lead guitarist of the lifeless Boys, one of many maximum punk bands ever. It’s a story of success--and extra: nice track, medications (he overdosed and used to be reported useless 3 times), and resurrection.
The lifeless Boys, with roots within the band Rocket from the Tombs, got here out of Cleveland to dominate the NYC punk scene within the mid-1970s. Their hit “Sonic Reducer” quickly turned a punk anthem. Now, for the 1st time, Cheetah dishes at the humans he’s recognized onstage and rancid, together with the useless Boys’ mythical singer Stiv Bators, Johnny Thunders of the recent York Dolls, the Ramones, the conflict, Pere Ubu, and the Ghetto canine, in addition to lifestyles at CBGBs, a 12 months with Nico, and more.
immediately from the guy, those are the behind the curtain tales that each punk fan probably want to pay attention. by no means brain the intercourse Pistols, here’s Cheetah Chrome!
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