L.A. Rock Review, while The Flamethrowers and Love Razors open the show.
The validity of a band calling themselves The Dead Boys with a lineup featuring just Cheetah Chrome and Johnny Blitz is going to be justifiably debated by punk enthusiasts. Even if Jimmy Zero and Jeff Magnum were back in the ranks, a Dead Boys minus the late Stiv Bators is never going to sit right with many. But screw it, let’s be kind. There are many young punks out there who never got to see The Dead Boys, so, much like when The New York Dolls or The MC5 reformed, this offers an opportunity to hear tunes like “Sonic Reducer” performed by a couple of the guys who recorded them. Controversial? Sure. Fun? Surely. Bluesy ’80s rockers Junkyard make for an interesting top end of the bill, put together by