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Redd Kross

Redd Kross
Formed: 1980 in Hawthorne, CA
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Group Members: Gere Fennelly, Greg Hetson, Eddie Kurdziel, Jeff McDonald, Roy McDonald, Steven McDonald, Brian Reitzell, Dez Cadena, Robert Hecker, Dave ...See All
Biography: Inspired as much by breakfast cereal and kiddie TV as by rock music, punk-pop cult band Redd Kross were the brainchild of Steve and Jeff McDonald, brothers from the Los Angeles suburb of Hawthorne (also home of the Beach Boys) who began playing music together before either had hit puberty. Fueled by ...Read full biography
Third Eye
Released: 1990
Label: Rhino
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Redd Kross reached its peak in the early '80s, when the band made such humorous and clever contributions to punk rock as "Linda Blair." As the '80s progressed, Kross got away from punk and went for cleaner, ...Read full review
Neurotica [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1987
Label: Oglio Records
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It seems hard to imagine that a band inspired as much by breakfast cereal and Saturday morning cartoons as rock & roll could have created the album that spawned an entire movement -- grunge. When Neurotica ...Read full review
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