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The Dictators

The Dictators
Formed: 1974 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ross Funicello, Scott Kempner, Stu Boy King, Handsome Dick Man..., Mark Mendoza, Andy Shernoff, Ritchie Teeter, J.P. "Thunderbolt...
Biography: Formed in 1974, N.Y.C.'s Dictators were one of the finest and most influential proto-punk bands to walk the earth. Alternately reveling in and satirizing the wanton excesses of a rock & roll lifestyle and lowbrow culture (e.g., wrestling, TV, fast food), the Dictators, whose worldview was defined by ...Read full biography
Go Girl Crazy
Released: 1975
Label: EPIC
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In 1975, when punk rock and heavy metal were two opposing camps who barely who acknowledged each other's existence, The Dictators' first album, Go Girl Crazy!, found New York's finest trying to bring both ...Read full review
D.F.F.D.
Released: 2001
Label: Dictators Multi-Media
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New York City is undoubtedly the toughest city in the world. The Dictators are the toughest band ever from New York City. What does this mean? You do the math. The Dictators' first proper new album in ...Read full review