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Top Drummers Get Itchy Feet Dept.: Why I Quit The Damned by Rat Scabies

Peter Silverton, Sounds, 15 October 1977

IT'S COMMON knowledge that all drummers are certifiable nutters but I must admit that when somebody whispered in my ear the other Sunday that the irrepressible fan-loving Rat Scabies had left the Damned after a suicide attempt, I was taken aback and thought that was carrying the crazy skin-thumper image a bit too far.

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