Punk Rock Week: The Screamers

The Screamers - a drummer, two keyboardists and one of the greatest frontmen of all time - never recorded an album, but they eclipsed the Germs and X as the biggest draw in LA clubs during the first wave of Punk in the 70's.

This may have been shot for the first commercial release they were intending, to be available only on video tape. A strange idea, considering that VCR's were uncommon and prohibitively expensive at the time, but as you can see, it would have been a shame to have limited the antics of singer Tomata du Plenty to just an audio recording.

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