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Giovanni Dadomo

Giovanni Dadomo

Giovanni Dadomo was a music journalist who wrote for publications such as ZigZag, Sounds, The Face and New Music News. In 1977 he formed the Snivelling Shits and recorded the novelty punk record "Terminal Stupid"/"I Can't Come", the latter described as "an iconoclastic mantra of amphetamine-induced sexual dysfunction". On the record he wasbacked by guitarist and fellow journalist Dave Fudger and various musicians including members of Eddie and the Hot Rods, and engineered by Steve Lillywhite, who also played bass guitar for the band

Dadomo died in 1996. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of his family or executors of his estate, please contact us.

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The Adverts: TV Closes Down

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, November 1979

CHEERFUL CHAP, TV Smith. Here we are convened together for the first time in a professional capacity, officially as some sort of obituarising process for ...

Blondie: Blondie (Private Stock PS2023, Import)**

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, January 1977

This gentleman doesn't prefer Blondie ...

The Buzzcocks, The Clash, The Slits, The Subway Sect: The Front Line: On The Road With The Clash

Report by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, May 1977

JOE STRUMMER says he'll smash my face in if I so much as print a syllable of what's said in the dressing room of the ...

David Cassidy is a really nice Pop Star, Teen Idol, Guy, Bloke, Sex Object, Person

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, April 1976

By our Wop on the spot, Giovanni Dadomo ...

The Clash, Roogalator, The Vibrators: Roogalator/The Clash: Fulham Town Hall, London; The Vibrators: Nashville, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, November 1976

THIS ONE takes place in Fulham Town Hall and a glance tells you whoever designed this place had his sights firmly set on Cummerbund City. ...

The Clash, The Damned, The Sex Pistols: The Sex Pistols, The Clash et al: Punk Rock Festival, 100 Club, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, October 1976

High dummy count flunks punks ...

Cherry Vanilla, Iggy Pop, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Wayne County & The Electric Chairs: Iggy Pop: Friar's, Aylesbury; Cherry Vanilla, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Wayne Country, Siousxsie & The Banshees: The Roxy, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, March 1977

Run with the pack as ace reporter Joe Varnish checks out Iggy Pop, The Heartbreakers, Cherry Vanilla, Wayne County and one or two local boys ...

Kevin Coyne: In Living Black And White (Virgin) *****

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, January 1977

TELLING THE world about Kevin Coyne is a bit like smashing your head against a brick wall at times. ...

The Damned: In The Pub Across The Road With The Damned

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, November 1976

1. Point Of Information This isn't, as one might have been lead to expect from the blurb in last week's paper, an 'In The Road' ...

The Damned, T. Rex: T. Rex and The Damned: The Beautiful and The Damned

Report by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, March 1977

T Rex and The Damned on tour together... will the boppers say nix to the new wave? Will Bolan get blown off the stage? Captain ...

Destroy All Monsters: Monster Mash

Profile and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, July 1979

Giovanni Dadomo talks to Destroy All Monsters. Sounds editor falls for Niagara (geddit) and says, "I think we have a Debbie Harry situation with regards ...

The Doors, MC5, The Ramones, Jonathan Richman, The Stooges: Danny Fields: The Fields Connection

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, July 1977

The Doors, MC5, Iggy & The Stooges, John Cale, Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers and The Ramones — without them the last ten years of ...

Eddie & The Hot Rods, MC5: The Return of the MC5's Rob Tyner

Report and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, October 1977

'Vocalist with legendary Detroit rock band seeks gig with hot British combo. Has own harp...' ...

Elton John, The Equals, Gary Glitter, MC5, Mighty Diamonds, Motorhead, The Nerves, New York Dolls, Rico Rodriguez, Roky Erickson, Skrewdriver: Motorhead, Mighty Diamonds et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, June 1977

REVIEWED BY PAUL SIMENON (BASS) AND RODENT (ROADIE) OF THE CLASH. TRANSCRIPTIONS: GIOVANNI DADOMO (AMATEUR) ...

Generation X: The Band of the Book

Profile and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, January 1977

IT BEGAN with a street whisper. ...

Richard Hell & The Voidoids: Blank Generation (Sire, Import)*****

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, October 1977

IT'S THE voice you hear first and foremost here.   ...

Richard Hell: The Jaws of Hell

Report and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, April 1977

"RICHARD HELL is always a little bit WORSE than everybody else." ...

The Human League: Human League: The Humour League Have Not Broken Up

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, December 1979

Nor The Human League either. GIOVANNI DADOMO finds big laughs, upended bears and assorted cigars in Sheffield. ...

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers: Rock'n'Roll With The Modern Lovers (Beserkley PZ-34800, Import) ***** and then some

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, June 1977

A sense of wonder ...

Killing Joke: A Matter of Laughs and Death

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Face, The, May 1981

FUNNY HYSTERICAL: making the journey from Kings Cross to Shepherd's Bush with an earful of Killing Joke. I've just changed fifty albums I didn't need ...

Arthur Lee, Love: Love: Signed Arthur Lee

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, ZigZag, July 1974

ARTHUR'S NOTHING like you'd expect him to be. No trace of the leather jacketed refugee from Blackboard Jungle high school punkery who lurks under that peculiar edifice ...

Nico

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, April 1978

THE INTERVIEW took place in a neat flat high on Hampstead Hill. Nico looked much as she always has, dressed in short crushed velvet jacket ...

Pere Ubu: Invasion Of The Warm, Friendly Bodysnatchers

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, December 1978

SEE THE ALIENS. See the room. See the aliens in the room. The aliens call themselves Pere Ubu. See Pere Ubu. See the big alien ...

Roogalator: Tired? Listless? Depressed? Old? Roogalator — the Rejuvenator

Profile and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, November 1976

"It's true" says reader Giovanni Dadomo of Kings Cross, "I was an old fart until I discovered Roogalator. "Now I'm a young fart!" ...

The Runaways: Girls! Girls! Girls!

Report and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, October 1976

As The Runaways scoot their everlovin' way through Britain and Europe, GIOVANNI DADOMO tries to get his lemon squeezed... Now gasp on... ...

The Sex Pistols: Sex Pistols: The Rotten Interview

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, August 1977

In Sweden With The Pistols Part 194 ...

The Slits: One Day, All Girls Will Made This Way: The Slits: Cut (Island) *****

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, September 1979

SLACK JAW, warm hearts: Cuts is astoundingly good. ...

Patti Smith Group: The Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, May 1976

Energy is back in fashion ...

The Stranglers: Cocky Saint Jacques

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, April 1980

THE BEST-KNOWN bassist in Britain squats on a table in a part-converted warehouse not a beet's throw from London Bridge, unmistakably himself: the saggy black ...

Suicide: The Third International Science Fiction Festival, Metz, France

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, June 1978

METZ: SOURCES inform it to be located some 20 miles east of Paris, France. Or two hours of sky from Luton, England, as it proved ...

Talking Heads: "We're Not Punks!" "We're Not Punks!" "We're Not Punks!" "We're Not Punks!"

Profile and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, May 1977

Not just another Noo Wave Band From Noo Yawk, says GIOVANNI DADOMO ...

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers: Italians Define Rock 'N' Roll

Report and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, March 1977

"YOU ITALIAN? You look Italian," says Johnny Thunders when we're introduced. ...

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: Top Drummers Get Itchy Feet Dept.: Why I Quit The Heartbreakers by Jerry Nolan

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, October 1977

WHEN IS A Heartbreaker not a Heartbreaker? It may sound like the first half of a funny story but the sad truth is it's no ...

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