DEAD BOYS ON THE HIGHWAY!
Cleveland OH punk legends DEAD BOYS return in the New Year to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their monumental debut album Young, Loud And Snotty.
Formed in 1976 out of the ashes of seminal proto-punks ROCKET FROM THE TOMBS, the Boys were fronted by charismatic singer Stiv Bators and featured the talents of guitarists Cheetah Chrome and Jimmy Zero, bassist Jeff Magnum and drummer Johnny Blitz. Kicking off their recording career with the classic ‘Sonic Reducer’ single, they released two albums – Young, Loud And Snotty and We Have Come For Your Children before splitting in 1979, with Bators eventually going on to front THE LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH.
For the 40th Anniversary, Chrome and Blitz have teamed up with new members Jake Hout, Ricky Rat and Jason Kottwitz to re-record the album and play a series of dates. The Dead Boys hit the UK for the following shows….