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The Damned: the Starwood, Los Angeles CA

Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 20 April 1977

THE DAMNED, the first representative from England's Blank Generation of punk-rockers to reach America, proved more harmless Monday at the Starwood than dispatches from abroad have suggested. But the quartet's high energy level and a certain working-class authenticity contributed to a basically entertaining (if ultimately innocuous) set.

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