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  The Germs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Germs were a punk rock band from Los Angeles in the late 1970s.
The Germs, despite all expectations, slowly developed a sound that was extremely aggressive, hyper-competent, and highly influential -- although throughout their career, they would have a reputation as a chaotic live band.
The canonical lineup of the band was often accused of willfully skirting the boundary between genius and disaster.
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 The Germs Page 2
Don Bolles was a member of the Phoenix Arizona band The Exterminators, but when he heard that the Germs needed a drummer he drove all the way to LA to join the band.
Germs gigs were always chaotic, with Darby cutting himself with broken bottles and throwing himself into the audience.
Circles were used on the (GI) LP cover and many gig posters, as well as the Germs' Armband, worn by the members.
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The Germs were around from 1977 to late 1980.
The hardcore followers of The Germs wore fl armbands with a blue circle on it.
Another thing that fans of The Germs would do is take a cigarette and burn their wrists with it.
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 The Germs
Drawing on musical influences that included Queen and David Bowie, the band developed a sound in their short-lived career that was extremely aggressive.
They had a reputation in their native Los Angeles for chaotic concerts, especially when lead singer Darby Crash would incite audiences.
Produced by Runaways' rocker Joan Jett, (GI) is notable for Germs' classics such as "Lexicon Devil," "Communist Eyes," "Richie Dagger's Crime," "Manimal," "What We Do Is Secret," and "Shutdown." They are featured in Penelope Spheeris's documentary film The Decline of Western Civilization along with X and Black Flag.
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 The Germs Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The film is mainly a collection of live performance by LA punk bands including the Germs, and some interviews.
Belinda Carlisle (yeah, the pop star) can be heard explaining why she left The Germs on the 'Germicide' tape/LP.
Friends of the band throw beans, whipped cream and ketchup at the Germs and Bobby emptied a bag of sugar during their version of 'Sugar, Sugar'.
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 TrouserPress.com :: Germs
In retrospect, it's easy to dismiss the Germs as the epitome of LA's early identipunk scene.
After that, (GI) —; "Germs Incognito" — is a revelation, a kinetic outburst of brute punk force.
Two years of tightening and a new drummer (Don Bolles, later of 45 Grave) turned the Germs into a manic punk locomotive, speeding along with Damned intensity in spite of tinny production by Joan Jett.
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 The germs reunion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 The Germs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Germs were a punk rock band from
The Germs are featured in Penelope Spheeris's documentary film “The Decline of Western Civilization,” along with X and Black Flag.
The album cover is their traditional fl background and a blue circle.
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 Amazon.com: MIA: The Complete Anthology: Music: The Germs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Germs were, in my opinion, one of the great and essential American punk bands.
I think people become too obsessed with the band's image, that they were these anarchistic drug fiends who could barely play their instruments, that they were these social outcasts who defined everything that was considered "punk" and "punk behavior" at the time.
This is the exact definition of what punk is. The Germs were and still are the greatest punk band ever(I would say X is, but they are more universal).
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 Germs Reunion: ANYBODY?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Germs, like so many great bands, were not "about the music" - that was really a small part of what made them special.
I don't get the point of a Germs reunion, but I never got the point of the Germs.
I know life's short 'n' all, but I really do feel the Germs were a singularity: not just great punk but really no-holds-barred cage match punk, the stuff that sorta makes good on the threat.
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 The Germs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On-stage, their gigs bordered on performance art, with Crash in full Iggy frenzy, diving into the crowd, adorning himself with whatever foodstuffs the audience provided, wearing less-and-less clothing, all done while the band cranked out noisy spasms of simple, but effective, rock noise.
Never capturing this mania on record (how could you?), the Germs' recording career is based on the sole record made during Crash's short life.
Produced by Germs fan Joan Jett, (GI) was a fine hunk of early L.A. punk rock that was more literate and compelling that what was being offered by lesser local luminaries such as the Zeroes and the Weirdos.
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 The Germs MP3 Downloads - The Germs Music Downloads - The Germs Music Videos
Living fast and dying young is one of rock's great clichés, but no phrase better describes the reasons for the demise of L.A. punkers the Germs.
Capable of creating a firestorm of noisy, confrontational music, they were ultimately undone by their perversely charismatic lead singer.
He was a madman named Paul Beahm, better known to the world at-large first as Bobby Pyn, later and more famously...
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 Fed-Up.com: The Germs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While I knew that there was a movie in the works about Darby Crash and the Germs, I just didn't realize that anything was happening with it.
Recently the surviving members of the Germs played a few songs with actor Shane West taking the role of Darby Crash.
The movie Germs also played a handful of old Germs songs before trading places with the real Germs and then back again.
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 The Covers Project: The Germs
The cover version of this song appears on the The Germs album Germicide.
The original version of this song appears on the The Germs album (MIA) the Complete Anthology.
The cover version of this song appears on the L7 album A Small Circle Of Friends: A Germs Tribute.
www.coversproject.com /artist/germs   (523 words)

 Amazon.com: Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs: Books: Brendan Mullen,Don ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Germs had released only one album, G.I., before their leader, Darby Crash (ne Paul Beahm), 22, OD'd in a suicide pact (the other participant survived).
Through this lens, Germs vocalist and songwriter Darby Crash appears as both a taunting jester of the burgeoning West Coast punk scene as well as mischievous if not malevolent pied piper leading impressionable thrill seekers into would-be decadence of the type predicted by Oswald Spengler in The Decline Of The West.
The Germs had a big show at the Kings Palace (soon to be Rajis) and the Red Army showed up and got in front of the stage.
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 fed-up.com » The Germs Return?!? - 3 Screaming fans can't be wrong!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
So, I’ve made a few posts over the years mentioning the movie “What We Do is Secret”; and also some other info about the reunited Germs with Shane West singing for a show or two.
Not only did the Germs play a few “reunion” shows (and I stress the quotes around “reunion”) but now, apparently they are even gonna tour with Shane West singing and billing this as a “Germs Return Tour”.
Man, I really love the Germs, but not only is this entirely disrespectful to Darby Crash, but shit man, this just flat-out ruins the legacy of the Germs!
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 The Germs!!! - Music & Musician Forums
The Germs are awful and Darby Crash was a useless junkie who OD'd because his band sucked so badly.
And Fear and The Germs are both fairly overrated.
Neither are the Germs, but for some reason got put in the category.
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The Germs, Black Flag, The Screamers, The Weirdos, X, Circle Jerks, Fear, Bowie, Queen, Black Flag, The Adolescents, G.I., The Darby Crash Band, Alice Cooper, The Avengers
It starts with Darby creating the concept of The Germs in 1975 and ends with his death in 1980.
A: There are nine Germs songs performed by the actors themselves who learned to play their instruments under the direction of Pat Smear (original Germs guitarist).
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 Rhapsody Music: Download, Listen, Play & Burn The Germs
L.A.'s most infamous band, the Germs' legend of loud, dangerous shows and unparalleled nihilism long outlived the band.
Singer Darby Crash (aka Bobby Pyn and Paul Beahm) embodied the "live fast die young" ethos, fatally overdosing at age 22.
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 The Germs - AOL Music
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 Brooklyn Ski Club: The Germs!
Tomorrow night The Germs are playing at the Continental.
The Germs are one of the best/most influential punk bands ever
Trust me, even if you aren't familiar with The Germs go to this show.
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 The Germs Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 The Germs Artist Info >> liveDaily
Capable of creating a firestorm of noisy, confrontational music, they were ultimately undone by their per...
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 Loserkids: Media Blitz: The Germs Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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