The Damned/The Adverts/Motorhead: The Roundhouse, London
Jon Savage, Sounds, 30 April 1977
I FIRST saw the Damned at the Roundhouse last November. Shortly after the release of 'New Rose'. Although the 45 had been successful the set wasn't too hot fresh from the clubs, the band couldn't fill the half-empty hall with their presence. The playing was ragged and the images of the four seemed to be pulling in different directions I thought they were on the verge of splitting.
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