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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 1980 - It is and has always been twisted. A bizarre ritual of exploitation and excess in pursuit of one thing only....sex....
The Dance were a more sophisto NYC band, with Lower East Side sensibilities, and featured "Gurl Fifteen", the mysteriously extraordinary Eugenie Diserio.
The death of the hippie dream and the pursuit of artistic license led to the thundering punk rock of Bush Tetras, featuring "Gurl Fourteen" Cynthia Sley.
When Lydia Lunch burned her way through Boston one night at The Underground she was as fierce and fearsomely brilliant as her reputation.
Trude Kobe was "Gurl Twelve", the powerful, ferociously captivating bass player in the seminal, explosive all female Boston punk band Bound and Gagged. As always, dear reader, proceed at your own risk.
The Underground was a haven for the emerging punk rock scene in Boston, but it also coexisted with a nexus of seedy drug dealers, hookers, and "wise guy" club enforcers.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 1978 - In the beginning, it was mostly rock and roll that informed Boston's early punks. More Dictators than Damned, more Willie...
Brenda Argabright made herself known pretty quickly the night we met as both a true blue “townie” and a stone fox ready to party.
Gurl 8 is a New York art and punk scene legend. And she died far too young. The following article includes images and language that some may find offensive.
The Maps had "Gurl Seven" Judy Grunwald, a fierce eclectic singer, who showed with punk swagger what a sweaty stage and a secret rooftop on Thayer Street had in common.
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