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The Gun Club: Fire Of Love (New Rose Records)

Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 6 February 1982

FIRST THERE was The Flesheaters, carving Americana with a lurid libido and off-colour arcana. Now the same frame of mind and music has thrown up The Gun Club, The Flesheaters' spiritual adjuncts, representing yet another missing link in the creeping mutation of America's musical heritage into a felonious and demented new language.

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