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L.A. Punk: California Screamin'

Don Waller, MOJO, July 2004

Ignored by the major labels, hounded by cops, fuelled by booze and drugs, L.A. punk was born in a concrete basement in Hollywood known as The Masque. "It was drunken bedlam," remembers Don Waller.

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