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Destroy All Monsters were an influential Detroit band existing from towith sporadic performances since. Their music touched Destroy All Monsters - Warsore - Sweet Revenge elements of punk rockpsychedelic rockheavy metal and noise rock with a heavy dose of Your Cheatin Heart - Teresa Brewer - Songs Everybody Knows art.
Their music was described by Lester Bangs The Shore - Pushkar - Inner Harvest "anti-rock". They performed in the Ann Arbor area from —, and their only release was a one-hour cassette of their recordings available only through Lightworks magazine. Their sound was experimental, psychedelic, darkly humorous and droning.
At the time the instruments were a violina sax, a vacuum cleaner and a coffee can. They performed a demented version of Black Sabbath 's "Iron Man" and were asked to leave after ten minutes. The group performed "guerilla style", setting up free at parties and playing for food along Ann Arbor's frat row. They used modified instruments, a drum box, tape loops, hot-wired toys, cheap keyboards and broken electronic devices.
Aside from the comic convention, the group's only formal gig in this era was at the Halloween Ball at the University of Michigan art school in Kelley and Shaw left the band during the summer of to attend graduate school at CalArts in Los Angeles, California.
Both have gone on to lead successful solo careers in Destroy All Monsters - Warsore - Sweet Revenge art world. Their work is held in major collections around the world. InNiagara and Loren recruited guitarist Laurence B.
Their presence garnered the group more attention than ever before. Shortly thereafter, Ron Hoot - The Blackberry Bushes - Both Feet In (File) drummer Rob King to Destroy All Monsters - Warsore - Sweet Revenge the band. InDestroy All Monsters were preparing to release "Bored", their first official recording, when the group began to really accelerate.
Niagara by then ended her relationship with Loren in favor of a new relationship with Asheton; Loren quickly was fired from the group. Between andDestroy All Monsters toured nationally. The three bands would take turns opening for each other in New York, Detroit and Philadelphia shows. In Maythe band recorded and videotaped a song called "Make Mine Japanese. The Monsters broke up in The original lineup Kelley, Loren, Niagara and Shaw reformed for reunion shows in An exhibition of their artwork followed as well as live performances in Detroit, Los Angeles and San Diego.
Inthe group performed in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. The exhibit traveled to LisbonPortugal in the fall of that year. A reprint of the first six issues of DAM Magazine with added band artwork, history, poster and a flexi disc was published by Book Beat in as Destroy All Monsters: Geisha Thisand reprinted in three different editions.
To coincide with the Herbie Nichols Trio - Love, Gloom, Cash, Love for Death exhibition Printed Matter released a recording Double Sextet as a vinyl album. The band also re-released the Destroy All Monsters: — compilation, without booklet, in a limited edition of Mike Kelley was found dead in South Pasadena, Californiaon February 1,aged 57, having committed suicide.
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