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January 09, 2015



is that the place where the bands played downstairs? i remember going once to see the stickmen (from philly) and raging slab.


What a waste of sperm GG Allin was.


Hi! I was the day bartender for the GG show. Chris Barron, later from the Spin Doctors was playing acoustic guitar at my bar when the band rolled in. They were delightful and polite and generous tippers! Which was not what I ever expected on a Saturday shift at that fucking dump.


That Perry Farrell biography has an in depth talk of the Lismar show, not sure you ever spoke of it in depth.'s+addiction+lismar+lounge&source=bl&ots=FNhCJTTpaZ&sig=BHwgZXfMB7m-Ncd90ud2AfdsJwo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CC0Q6AEwAmoVChMI4sDQoKS-yAIVBW4-Ch1iWg9X#v=onepage&q=jane's%20addiction%20lismar%20lounge&f=false

Also, Moby talks about the White Zombie show in one of his blogs. (towards the bottom of the entry)

Russell Floersch

Here's a very lo-fi boom-box recording of "Angel of Death" by Spawnbath at LISMAR LOUNGE on Feb. 24th 1989.

Willy Baer-vocals & lead guitar
Robbie Burke-rhythm guitar
Patrick Nash-bass
Russell Floersch-drums

We played there several times.
Miss places like that.


Thanks, Russell

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