H.E.A.R. THIS Benefit CD
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An all woman trio that acclaimed much success in the
early 80's playing with the likes of bands such as Duran
Duran,the Dead Kennedy's, the Go Go's, Oingo boingo,
Pearl Harbor and The Explosions among many others will
be regrouping for the first time in 1o years. Many fans
will be waiting with anticipation for this reunion.
H.E.A.R. founder Kathy Peck played bass with this band
and wrote the song "Rules and Regulations" which is
on the "HEAR This" CD.
The Lewd originated in Seattle in the 70's and migrated
south to San Francisco where they gained critical acclaim.
During the bands strongest incarnation with J. Sats
Beret on Vocals, Bob Clic on Guitar, Olga Devolga on
Bass and Chris Reece (ex-Social Distortion) they released
"American Whino" which is now being sold on the net
for $100 an LP. The band recently reformed with J. Sats
Beret and Bob Clic enlisted a new rhythm section but
still wowing crowds with their energized music and stage
show. The band recently opened for The Melvins at Hollywood's
Trash Debutantes- Have been playing since 1989 and
are still going strong. They have appeared on such television
shows as "Jerry Springer", "A Current Affair". "Entertainment
Tonight" and "Inside Edition". Many remember the band
from their invitation to fallen Olympic Figure Skater
Tonya Harding to join the band. Of course they also
had as a member the notorious "Punk Rock Patty Pierce"
who at 85 years old was the oldest female in a punk
band. Their track on the "HEAR This" CD "Hey Nick" is
dedicated to the memory of the late Nick Traina son
of famed author Danielle Steel. The track also has backing
vocals by Jennifer Finch (L7, Other Star People), Emmy
Nominated Actress Amy Carlson, Xander Smith (Other Star
People),Paige Darling (The Darlings) and Tequila Mockingbird
(Nina Hagen and Jeff Golblum). Ms. Steel invited lead
singer to contribute to a book she wrote about Nick
and his bout with being bi-polar called "His Bright
This highly acclaimed band hailing from the East Bay
has been compared to a cross between Black Flag and
Hank Williams so one can imagine the musical versatility
this band has. They have toured up and down the West
coast playing with bands such as Poison Idea, The Donna's
and The Dwarves. Their new CD "Heavy Handed Hospitality"
is garnering the band rave reviews. Their song "Everything"
on the "HEAR This" CD is dedicated to better world for
us to all live in.
Nuns with Guns
Meri St. Mary