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Absolute Kristal: CBGB's new punk rock label

Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 6 July 1998

HILLY KRISTAL'S MAD AS HELL and he's not gonna take it anymore. Okay, that's a slight exaggeration. But the 66-year-old hipster who owns the New York City punk-rock mecca CBGB says he's tired of seeing young, promising bands take it on the chin from major labels, so he's entering the record biz himself.

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