The Gags - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Fetish? (14tx CD - 37'46'' El Passerotto rec 'o7) - Plausibly, from a strictly musical point of view (but not only) The Gags (from Milan) were the most talented band for italian punk'77. Proof of that was their presence in Punk At La Scala, besides excellent compendium Criss-Cross (1979-1981), both released in vinyl only by rome-based Hate rec, featuring pure holy fire songs as Camp Virgins, I Wanna Be Your Infirmary, Animal Discipline. Inspired by early Banshees, Adam Ant, The Damned, but (rare ingredient) adding their own personhood and a respectable attitude. I can say that nothing has really changed after the years for talented Glezos' group, except done for some shade in recordings and some more riff.. in my head, they are between Melvins & Butthole Surfers (?). In their new tunes we can spot the usual cinematic-sadomasochism imaginery, and it is (as usual) full of cruelty, and anyway still melodic; post-pop art / cold war / everything. I mean: The Girl Who Invented The French Kiss, Don't Leave No Stain, as well as the remake of their legendary All the Priests.. snob as You want, yet not arty. They haven't got a myspace account, neithern They care to sell the disc on tour. (curious detail).
@Frank J Petricca :: Beautiful4U! Salutameli tutti, bei tempi - quelli... Se esci dall'asfitticoavello avrò un po' di coze da portarti... @Mycieli :: Ma quale offerta... il 99% del giornalismo musicale fa schifo, lo sai... e la mia, è una firma che non (h)a(p)prezzo.
(24/09/2008 18:03:00 - ip: 79.18....)
sì, è proprio Nick Olivieri, aka Oliver Trist. Era nell'angolo offerte di ikea.
(18/09/2008 10:59:00 - ip: 89.97....)
Oh, ma è proprio lui... Olivieri! A Oliviè! Anvedi... Te salutano Steve De Pace, Ted Falconi, Jeff Pezzati e John Cepa, stanno in pensiero pè te....
(17/09/2008 23:37:00 - ip: 82.53....)
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