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Beastie Boys: Rough Trade Shop, Covent Garden, London

Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 18 June 1994

'SECRET GIG' — Arf! Despite premature talk of fan mayhem and rioting in the plazas of Covent Garden this is a secret gig that isn't common knowledge to the world and her annoying flatmate. Thankfully, the news has spread to just enough genuine thrill-seekers to make this more than a media showcase, and as soon as the bewildered and apprehensive Beasties creep onto the soapbox-size stage, a heaving gang of skate kids and fan club types shove the gang of cameramen out of the way and start pogoing to the band tuning up. Cheers.

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