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Making It: Heavy Metal in Hollywood

Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, November 1989

LOS ANGELES – It's 2:20 a.m., a Sunday, just after the rock clubs on Sunset Boulevard have rousted the last rowdies and kicked out the last customers. Angel Heart has just finished its speed-metal set before a handful of friends and fans at Gazzarri's, and band member Randy Medzoyon is explaining, "This is a really hard job. We're from here, but we feel we get ignored 'cause we're different, rowdier. Everybody looks the same. It's more of a look thing than a sound thing. But we don't have that look – two of our members don't even have makeup on our faces." 

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