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New Barbarians: The Forum, Los Angeles

Mark Williams, Melody Maker, 26 March 1979

IN THE foyer of LA's vast concrete amphitheatre, you could buy T-shirts promising "nothing less than ear-to-ear violence" in lettering supposed to resemble dripping blood. Thus apprised, I was half-expecting Ronnie Wood and Super-K to come on stage, eyes bulging with feral menace, and rip apart several Californian nubiles with their bare teeth...heaven knows, there was no shortage of willing sacrifices.

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