Friday, March 20, 2015

New York / New Jersey... The 1970's / 1980's Rock Club Daze... Part 2: The Bands













Seems that as of Jan 2019...
the Blogger server's have deleted ALL of the
comments left over the years by you guys from ALL
of the posts... how fucked up is that!!!



And... right off the bat...
I want to thank EVERYONE in advance if any of the photo's here came from your site, post or where ever! Thank you so much for helping to make this blog entry simply a fucking awesome
walk down memory lane for so many of us!

Most of these photo's here were posted
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for us to enjoy!
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The Rock Club Daze...
Part 2
The Bands



Twisted Sister / Bent Brother

We miss you already A.J.!!!
We can't thank you enough for being
a huge part of our club-going days!
Our heart goes out to the Pero family
and to every one of your band mates!
A.J. Pero Twisted Sister
Anthony Jude Pero
March 20, 2015


Twistes Fuckin' Sister! 'Nuff said...
They are STILL kicking ass!!
They were simply the best local band of the day in my eyes. They made that night of partying an unforgettable experience! Even the nights when the fucking FDNY would shut the club down while they were still playing
for over crowding... LoL

Dee Snider
Jay Jay French
Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda
Mark "The Animal" Mendoza
A.J. Pero

Twisted Sister... This is the show that launched the second coming of the boyz! Fuckin' awesome!!
Dee Snider... Twisted Sister singer and ass kicker extrodinare
Fuckin' Dee STILL Rulz!!



The reason why they were simply the best club band to me...
I felt as tho I could conquer the world
after being apart of such amazing energy!!!


Reading Festival 1982
Under The Blade


(Full show!)



Twisted Sister w/Tony Petri
Early Twisted Sister
Early Twisted Sister 1974
Early Twisted Sister... 1978
L'amour's of Brooklyn ticket to see Twisted Sister 1984
Twisted Sister ticket stub from the Palladium January 3, 1981
Twisted Sister ticket stub from the Palladium January 3, 1981
Twisted Sister ticket stub for the Fountain Casino rock club December 30, 1983
Twisted Sister ticket stub Mid-Hudson Civic Center July 2, 1983
Twisted Sister ticket stub from December 27, 1982 for the Mid-Hudson Civic Center
On this date in TWISTED HISTORY (12/28/81), Martin Hooker from Secret Records flies in from England and braves the snow to catch Twisted Sister at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie. After being blown away by the Rock 'N' Roll Saviors, he eventually signs them to his label and release "Under The Blade.
Twisted Sister opening up for the Holy Diver himself... Ronnie James DIO... August 10,1984
Twisted Sister ticket stub April 18, 1983... Odeon Theatre, Birmingham England
Twisted Sister newspaper ad and ticket stub for the Pittsburgh Civic Arena January 14, 1986
Poster ad for that Pittsburgh show and ticket stub above from January 14, 1986
Bent Brother ticket stub. AKA... Twisted Sister. It's like when TT Quick played under the name... Riff Raff
Twisted sometimes played under the name of Bent Brother as well.
I guess because of some legal bullshit.

Twisted Sister 1982 UK London... Great fucking photo!!! This is the boyz in front of the hotel where they were staying in during the recording of "UNDER THE BLADE"... too fuckin' cool!! Standing... Mark, Dee, Eddie, with the 4 owners of the hotel. Kneeling... Charlie "sixth Sister" Barreca, Jay Jay, A.J. 19-fucking-82 muthafucka!! WOW!! Love it!
Twisted Sister
Twisted Sister Under The Blade
Twisted Sister on stage at Circus Circus 1979
Twisted Sister on stage at The Fountain Casino November 1981
Twisted Sister on stage at The Fountain Casino November 1981
Twisted Sister on stage at The Fountain Casino November 1981
Mark "The Animal" Mendoza 1982
AJ's first gig with Twisted April 4, 1982 at L'amour rock club in Brooklyn
Twisted Sister calendar from 1979
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister on stage at Hammerheads February 5, 1982 for their 200th performance
Twisted Sister, as an unsigned band sell out the Palladium March 16, 1979... t-shirt. This show was cancelled and rescheduled for April 6, 1979 when Eddie got sick. The Bonnie Parker Band opened up for the boys! The March date in the middle was covered up by a yellow dot and sold at the show on April 6th. Pretty cool right!
Twisted Sister, as an unsigned band sell out the Palladium March 16, 1979... ticket stub. This show was cancelled and rescheduled for April 6, 1979 when Eddie got sick. The Bonnie Parker Band opened up for the boys!
This was a full page article in Billboard Magazine the very next day... March 17, 1979. Pretty cool right!
This was the rescheduled date for the sold out show!
This was the rescheduled date for the sold out show! The yellow dot was added to the t-shirts to cover up the original date of March 16, 1979.
Twisted Sister on stage the night of April 6, 1979 at The Palladium. Too fuckin' cool!
Twisted Sister on stage the night of April 6, 1979 at The Palladium. Too fuckin' cool!
Twisted Sister on stage the night of April 6, 1979 at The Palladium. Too fuckin' cool!
Twisted Sister t-shirt
Here is the original backdrop that hung on the stage while the boyz were kicking our asses! It was created by R. Levy. Too awesome!
Twisted Fuckin' Sister
Twisted Sister at The Beacon Theatre. This was probably back during the "You Can't Stop Rock n Roll" days 1983 judging by the logo and the ticket price. Look at my ticket stub below.
That's my ticket stub for Twisted Sister at The Beacon Theatre October 27, 2003 opening up for Alice Cooper. We were right in front of the stage 6 rows back... they kicked our asses LoL Sebastian Bach came out to sing the encore which was Tear It Loose. Dee & Baz looked like fuckin' giants up on stage. They killed us. We were spent. I love Alice but, there's no way to sit through "School's Out" after that set, we just bailed. I felt as though I was back in the fuckin' Rock Palace, that's how powerful they STILL were!!
Tommy Mondello's Twisted Sister Ticket stub from Felt Forum 1987
That's my ticket stub from the M.S.G. Felt Forum show back in 1987.
It was the first show ever without make-up and I remember
that Howard Stern and the whole Stern radio crew
were sitting on the stage during the show.
I then sent the stub to Dee in 1996 and he autographed it for me!
And he actually sent it back!
Pretty neat right!

My unused Twisted Sister SMF bumper sticker
SMF O-Gram that was mailed to me while I was in the navy down in Virginia. Even though I was away from the Tri-State area at the time, had'ta keep in touch with the boyz!!
Twisted Sister 24 hour hotline card
Twisted Sister 24 hour hotline card
Custom Twisted Sister guitar pick




Here are a few emails I sent to Dee during the S.M.F. years
along with his replies. Yeah... he actually wrote back.
How fuckin' awesome is that!!
And yes, they were printed from my old trusty
dot matrix printer... LoL

Reply from Dee about a Birch Hill show back in 1996 during the SMF years

Email I sent to Dee 1996
Reply from Dee

Email I sent to Dee
Reply from Dee... how fuckin' cool is he or what!!!
Twisted Sister assuming the position! Cool pic.
Copy of summons I got for peeing in public in NYC that Dee signed AND returned... LoL
Twisted Fuckin' Sister... it didn't get any better then these fuckers during those amazing rock club days!!
Twisted Fuckin' Sister... it didn't get any better then these fuckers during those amazing rock club days!!
Twisted Sister club jacket
Fuckin' Lemmy wearing a Twisted Sister T-shirt. How fuckin cool is this! RIP brother... you helped the boyz when they needed it the most! Thank you!
Lemmy on stage with Twisted Sister at the Lyceum Ballroom in London April 19, 1983
Mark and Lemmy on stage at the Lyceum Ballroom in London April 19, 1983
Great pic! Mark & Dee hangin' with the legendary bass muthafucka Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath and his son Biff. Has to be at least 1984 since they're biting into a "Stay Hungry" cover photo.
Twisted Sister on stage at the Lyceum Ballroom April 19, 1983 with Lemmy
Dee & Lemmy kicking ass!!
Fuckin' DEE on stage... need I say more muthafucka!!!
Metallica's Cliff Burton & James Hetfield on stage kicking ass at the Fountain Casino in New Jersey opening up for Twisted Sister December 1983. You can see part of the Twisted banner and logo behind them. Such a fucking incredible photo right!?
The late great Cliff Burton on stage at the Fountain Casino December 30, 1983... opening up for Twisted Sister! How fuckin' cool right!!
Fountain Casino ad from the Aquarian for the show in the pic above when Metallica opened up for our local hero's on December 30, 1983. Too fuckin' cool!!
This is pretty cool. This is a contract for Twisted Sister to play the Mad Hatter rock club from June 20-24 in 1973
Twisted Sister club line up for the summer of 1978
The cover of Circus Magazine November 30, 1984
Faces rock magazine with Dee on the cover March 1986
Centerfold poster of Dee from that Faces Magazine above
Hit Parader magazine July 1986
Twisted Sister on the cover of Hit Parader magazine March 1986
Twisted Sister vs Kiss on the cover of Hit Parader's Heavy Metal Hero's issue August 1985
Dee Snider on the cover of Kerrang magazine with his newly filed down front teeth... you crazy bastard you... February 1986
Blackie Lawless & Dee Snider on the cover of Hit Parader magazine October 1985
Dee Snider on the cover of Faces Rocks magazine 1984
Dee Snider on the cover of Rock Scene Concert Shots magazine 1984
Metal Forces magazine from the U.K. 1983
Twisted Sister on the cover of Metal Hammer magazine March 1984
Dee on the cover of Hard Rock magazine 1986
Heavy Metal Magazine July 1985
Twisted Sister in the juke box... fuck yeah!!!
Oh yeah... old school!! I played my cassette tape to NO end. I think it's still up in the attic nowadays... LoL
Ticket to view a screening of "We Are Twisted Fuckin' Sister" from a theater in Greece (Gagarin 205) on November 13, 2017. Pretty cool right!
Dee 1980... on stage and kicking ass!
Fuckin DEE!!
Fuckin' Dee... again!!!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
Twister Sister on stage at The Final Exam 1981. Great photo's taken by Linda Albertson... thanx for sharing Linda!!!
What a fucking awesome picture!! Dee on stage in front of a stack of Marshall amps at The Monsters Of Rock show... Germany 1983. Wow!
Fuckin' Dee... ready to kick our muthafucking asses!!! They NEVER disappointed us... did they!!!





(official extended video)
You just have to watch it one more time... LoL
It's fuckin' perfect!


Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
Twisted Sister on stage as a group for the very last time in the Tri-state area... October 1, 2016 Lakewood, New Jersey
A Twisted Sister journey... Jay Jay wore the hi-heeled boots for the very first Twisted show in 1973... and then wore the sneakers for the very last show Twisted will play as a group Nov 12, 2016 in Mexico. What a fuckin' run!! So glad I was able to get to many shows during the club daze... fuckin' awesome!! Thank you fella's... you never ever failed us up on that fuckin' stage! I always left that club feeling as tho I could conquer the world!!


Video from the bands final show
as a group in the Tri-state area...
... so says Dee
Lakewood, New Jersey
October 1, 2016


Fuckin' Dee Snider on stage at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut September 2017 in support of his solo album "We Are The Ones"... long live Twisted Sister... long live fuckin' DEE!!!
Lemmy & Dee... and Lemmy is holding Dee's book..."Shut up and give me the mic"... too fuckin' cool!! And the book was really a great read by the way!
Too cool! This is Dee back in 1981 gearing up for the start of a bike ride stopping to sign an autograph for his cutest fan ever wearing a Twisted Sister t-shirt. Love this pic!
Twisted Sister will forever live in our hearts AND... our fucking ears!! PLAY IT LOUD MUTHA!!!
Sick Mutha Fucking Friends of Twisted Sister t-shirt!
Sick Mutha Fucking Friends of Twisted Sister t-shirt!
Twisted Sister SMF name plate. Thanx for sharing Karen Kryme!!! You rock!
Twisted Sister SMFF pin
Great fuckin' photo! From Charlie Gavinelli's fb page... Early 1980’s: the black wash hanging in our Brooklyn back yard, courtesy of Mom. Dad had the typical eight square foot Italian vegetable garden going on as well. Zucchini was never so Metal
"We Are Twisted Fuckin' Sister" movie premiere poster Friday... November 13, 2015





These next photo's are from the original
Twisted Sister lineup from about 1973
at Casper's rock club on Route 1
in North Brunswick, New Jersey
which later became The Royal Manor

JJ French... guitar
Billy Diamond... guitar
Mike Valentine... vocals
Mel Anderson... drums
Kenny Neill... bass


The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.
The original Twisted Sister lineup performing at Casper's rock club around 1973. This lineup was together from 1972 - 1974.





TT Quick / Riff Raff / Big Richard / Bombay
TT Quick logo
TT Quick... 2017 at the Rock For Dystrophy. Erock... Walt... Dave & Mark. How fuckin' cool is this photo!!!
TT Quick original line up... L to R... David Henry(guitar) Mark Tornillo(muthafuckin' vocals!) John Mollima(guitar) Dick Craig(drums) Curt Benson(bass)
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino. I remember he used to use an empty beer bottle as a slide on the guitar... too fuckin' cool!!!
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick first line up on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick on stage at The Fountain Casino
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick Mark Tornillo Dave DiPietro Walt Fortune Erik Ferro
They kicked our asses!
Remember the fuckin' AC/DC set they did!?
Go For The Throat Muthafucka's!!!
Mark Tornillo on the left is now fronting the band Accept
touring the world as of 2009...
replacing Udo after he had enough of touring! This is just like
the movie... Rockstar with Mark Wahlberg!! Local boy makes good!

Walt Fortune
"Erock" Erik Ferro
Glenn Evans
David Henry
John Mollima
Dick Craig
Curt Benson

TT Quick on stage. Don't forget about original drummer Glen Evans(Nuclear Assault)
TT Quick
TT Quick Walt Fortune Dave DiPietro Mark Tornillo Glenn Evans
TT Quick with Glen Evans on drums
TT Quick Dave DiPietro Mark Tornillo
TT Quick Dave DiPietro Erik Ferro Mark Tornillo Walt Fortune
TT Quick Sandy Relief show in Freehold New Jersey May 2013
TT Quick Mark Tornillo
TT Quick kicking ass on stage
TT Quick opened up for Ted Nugent... I'm gonna say back on September 16, 1982 at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey... too cool hangin' with the motor city madman!!! When Ted played Great Adventure in 1984 Yngwie Malmsteen when he was in the band Alcatrazz opened up for Ted.
TT Quick opened up for Ted Nugent... I'm gonna say back on September 16, 1982 at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey... too cool hangin' with the motor city madman!!! When Ted played Great Adventure in 1984 Yngwie Malmsteen when he was in the band Alcatrazz opened up for Ted.
TT Quick on stage at Great Adventure Amusement Park Jackson, New Jersey 1982. Not sure who they were opening up for here.
TT Quick at The Fountain Casino 1981... awesome!
TT Quick at The Stone Pony
TT Quick button
TT Quick
Mark Tornillo... TT Quick THROAT!
TT Quick
Awesome pic... the late great A.J. Pero joined the boys in 1987 for a year or so while Erick had some personal business to sort back home in New Orleans
TT Quick cd collection
TT Quick patch
TT Quick Metal of Honor cassette tape... still have mine somewhere!
TT Quick flyer for one of the best rock club i New Jersey...The Birch Hill Nightclub
TT Quick t-shirt
I know it's a duplicate... but for some reason I can't delete this pic without deleting half the other Quick photo's... welcome to the digital age muthafucka's!!!
I know it's a duplicate... but for some reason I can't delete this pic without deleting half the other Quick photo's... welcome to the digital age muthafucka's!!!
TT Quick early line up
TT Quick
TT Quick w/Glenn Evans
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick
TT Quick... Dave & Mark on stage at The Starland Ballroom May 4, 2014
TT Quick... Mark on stage at The Starland Ballroom May 4, 2014
TT Quick... Dave on stage at The Starland Ballroom May 4, 2014
Walt... Mark & Dave kicking our asses... TT Quick. Cool pic!
Walt Fortune... This muthafucka ALWAYS acknowledged us out in the crowd! He always made me feel like I was apart of the whole scene... too awesome up on that stage!!
Here's a very cool pic of a very young TT Quick along with Jon Zazula taken in the legendary Rock 'n Roll Heaven record store. Something else that was pointed out... check out the bottom left corner by Mark's leg. What do you see? Destiny maybe? That's the cover of Accept's first album. How fuckin' cool is that right!!!
TT Quick & Edgar Cacye ticket stub from the Starland Ballroom. It was always great when these fuckers joined forces and ended up on the same stage at the same time. So much fucking talent up there that our fucking heads just about exploded. Great fucking nights they were!!
TT Quick on stage during the sold out one night return of Emmett's Inn in Jamesburg, New Jersey August 5, 2016
TT Quick at L'amour's rock club Brooklyn, New York
TT Quick jacket
TT Quick.... Erok... Mark... Dave... Walt!! So fucking great to see these guys back then and STILL... Mark comes off the road with Accept to join some of his bandmates and the boyz from Edgar Casey for local benefit shows from time to time!! And that alone makes them much more than rockstars in my book!!




Here's some bonus
TT Quick memorabilia for us!


Everything below was sent to me by
Paul Kaufmann!
Paul and his friends
were a driving force behind
"Sloppy Seconds"
"Thrown Together Live"
&
"Recycled" by Prophet.


They helped with financing...
and even had a hand in the production!
You can see Paul and his friends listed as the
"Executive Producers"
within the credits on the LIVE album.
Too cool right!


So... Paul...
from every TT Quick fan out here...
thanx for sharing!!
Nothing but amazing memories!!



Paul Kaufmann in the middle and friends arriving at The Playpen Lounge October 31, 1990 for the TT Quick Halloween show that was recorded for the "LIVE" album
Paul Kaufmann and Ralph "Ralph Boy" DeMarco . Both were a big part behind the scenes of the "Thrown Together LIVE" album.
Paul Kaufmann and friends arriving for the Halloween show October 31, 1990. The Eddie Van Halen look alike on the left is Craig VanHook and one of those driving forces behind the album

TT Quick... Thrown Together Live... recorded at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville , New Jersey October 31, 1990.
TT Quick... Thrown Together Live... recorded at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville , New Jersey October 31, 1990.
Check out the "Exectutive Producers"... Paul Kaufmann... Ralph DeMarco... Craig VanHook. Who said that we didn't know anyone of importance!! Very cool huh!
TT Quick... Thrown Together Live... recorded at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville , New Jersey October 31, 1990.
TT Quick... Thrown Together Live... recorded at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville , New Jersey October 31, 1990.
Thrown Together Live pre-production packaging before they decided to go with the black and white/silver. A little behind-the-scenes stuff. Pretty cool!
Press release for the "Thrown Together Live" album
Aquarian ad for the Halloween show with TT Quick & Edgar Cayce October 31, 1990
The guys arriving at the show... October 31, 1990
The mobile recording board all set up to record the show!!
Original hand-written set list for the show October 31, 1990


Here's some behind-the-scenes info
about the set list and album by Paul Kaufmann.
In his own words...


"My brother and I collected set lists from the TT gigs and this night was no different.  And here comes Story #1.
You see the horizontal lines between the various songs
and if you look a your LIVE CD you will see that this follows
the lineup on the CD perfectly EXCEPT:

What TT live recording would be without Hard as Rock?
I mean, what the fuck, of course they would play Hard as Rock on the CD
but if you look at your song list, it is not to be,
BUT THEY PLAYED IT THAT NIGHT,
the set list proves it. 
What went wrong?

Well, we sat the guys down before we got the sound board fired up
and reminded them that the songs had to be played in three song sets,
THAT'S WHY THE HORIZONTAL LINES on the set list.
This was because each tape reel can only fit about 3 songs max
on it since it is being advanced so fast for killer sound quality.
Simple, right?

WRONG!

Put your CD on and crank it up on Eye of the Storm
and play it to the very end. You will hear the song end and then
the unmistakable sound of Hard As Rock drum intro
firing off at E-Rock's drum kit and then the song fades completely out.
Why no Hard as Rock?
Because they didn't take a break after the Intro
and the first two songs so we could change the tape.
Nope, they charged full steam into Hard as Rock and well,
they played it but no tape, no recording.
We changed the tape and were ready to pick it back up at
Asleep at the Wheel which THANKFULLY we got on tape.

So, Story #2 was my doing.
You see, I LOVE KICKIN' ASS, its a fucking awesome tune but NOWHERE
is there a recording of the song so I was determined to get that down on CD somehow so months before this gig when we were setting everything up,
so the idea of putting it on the live album was put forth and Mark made it happen, VERY COOL!
Man I love the lyrics, that song is just totally TT and I am uber psyched
that we got that down for all to crank! I was told later that the band simply gave the producer what he wanted and that was way cool of TT to lay down that track for us, especially as the intro song."

((( I have to ask Paul why "Throat" isn't on the set list?
Maybe it was always just a given?? )))



TT Quick on stage
at The Playpen Lounge
Halloween October 31, 1990
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!
TT Quick at The Playpen Lounge Route 35 North Sayreville, New Jersey... Halloween October 31, 1990 during the recording of the "Thrown Together Live" album. Fuckin' awesome!!


Poster for the release of TT Quick... Thrown Together Live and Prophet... Recycled
TT Quick... Sloppy Seconds cassette artwork. This was the re-released version of the cover art.
Pre-production painting of the original release of the album cover and artwork
Final product of the original release of the Sloppy Seconds album
Band photo used for the re-released version
TT Quick press release for the Sloppy Seconds album
TT Quick press release for the Sloppy Seconds album
TT Quick... INK album release date poster... August 25, 2000
TT Quick... promotional photo of the band with AJ Pero. Erock was tending to personal business at the time when AJ was filling in. Very cool. We miss you AJ!!
TT Quick... promotional photo of the band
TT Quick... promotional photo of Dave DiPietro kicking ass. How fuckin' cool is this muthafucka!
TT Quick... promotional photo of Dave DiPietro kicking ass. How fuckin' cool is this muthafucka!
TT Quick... Metal Of Honor album review
TT Quick... Metal Of Honor radio play chart from Kerrang magizine
TT Quick... article about the boys releasing the original EP album. It STILL kicks fucking ass... right!!!
Sledgehammer Press article of the EP release... article is below!
Sledgehammer Press article of the EP release


Photo's from the Birch Hill night club
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
TT Quick on stage kicking our asses at the Birch Hill night club Old Bridge, New Jersey
Prophet and TT Quick!! What a great photo from around the 1989 dayz. Scott Metaxas, Ken Dubman, Dave DiPietro, Mark Tornillo, Russell Arcara, Glen Burtnik. The nights when they all ended up on the stage together jamming were just SO amazing. We were really lucky to be at the right age... at the right time... to be around all of this talent! Too fuckin' cool! Great memories for sure!!







Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera... Louie Russomanno (guitar)... Jack Young (keyboards)... Joe Phogg Cardillo (vocals)... Alec John Such (bass)... Richie Krauss (drums)
How great were these guys!?
When they played Boston & JP's Breakin' The Law!

Joe Phog with short hair and giving the bird!
Joe Phogg Cardillo lead singer of Phantom's Opera
Remember the lead singer?? Joe Phogg Cardillo.
He used to scare the crap outta me... LoL
These guys were fucking incredible. I remember being in The Rock Palace
as he came walking through the front doors wearing this gigantic furry
coat... he really looked and acted like a true rockstar. Just awesome!

There's the coat in the pic below... LoL
Can't believe I found this pic! For more great pix
check out that other fb link above.

Joe's rockstar coat & Louie Russomanno... I can't believe I found the pic! Check out that fb page!
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera... Joe Phogg Cardillo
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera... Joe Phogg Cardillo
Phantom's Opera... they were fuckin' amazing! Jack Young... Alec John Such... Richie Krauss... Louie Russomanno
Phantom's Opera 1981 on stage at The Hole In The Wall
The one & only Joe Phogg Cardillo scaring the crap out of us on stage at The Hole In The Wall rock club March 1981. This band NEVER failed us... ever!!
Phantom's Opera button
Phantom's Opera logo on pick
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera Louie & Joe... they were our own Jagger/Richards... Plant/Page & Tyler/ Perry
Phantom's Opera at The Stone Pony March 1981 Louie & Joe... they were our own Jagger/Richards... Plant/Page & Tyler/ Perry
Lou Russomanno & Joe Phogg on stage at The Hole In The Wall March 1981
Joe Phogg of Phantom's Opera March 1981
Jack Young Phantom's Opera March 1981
Phantom's Opera on stage at The Hole In The Wall March 1981
Phantom's Opera when Joe Phogg had his unwanted short hair. He had a hair problem when he dyed it blue from blonde... doesn't matter tho because they STILL kicked our fucking asses!!
Phantom's Opera when Joe Phog had his unwanted short hair. He had a hair problem when he dyed it blue from blonde... doesn't matter tho because they STILL kicked our fucking asses!!
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera 1981
Phantom's Opera 1981
Phantom's Opera Joe Phogg
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Phantom's Opera
Lou Russomanno personalized guitar pick
Phantom's Opera hotline card
Phantom's Opera club calendar for December 1981
Joe Phogg on stage with a band called Sweet Revenge... before he joined forces with Phantom's Opera
A great photo of Phantom's Opera on stage. They had such a fucking presence on that stage... was too awesome when they brought the lights way down and it was just them creeping around up there! They never failed to kick the crap outta my friends and myself in that crowd! R.I.P. Joe, Lou & Jack!!

Phantom's Opera live at The River July 28, 1983


Prophet / Edgar Cayce / Bombay
Prophet / Edgar Cayce
These guys were incredible!
Whenever we saw them play at the Fountain Casino (huge stage)
it was just like watching a headliner playing at MSG...
that's how technically tight they were!
Rush, Pink Floyd, Van Halen... every song was perfect.
It was always a special treat when these guys and some of the members
of TT Quick would join forces on the same stage. So awesome to watch
Kenny Dubman (Prophet) and Dave DiPietro (TT Quick)
both wailing away on guitar...
I remember those fucking nights like it was yesterday! Do you?
Prophet
Kenny Dubman on stage with Prophet at The Rock Palace 1981

Nuthin' to hide behind muthafucka!!
One of the reasons why we went to every show!!
Too awesome!!

Prophet hot line & calendar
Prophet hot line & calendar
Prophet t-shirt
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Prophet
Here's the man behind the crystal clear sound of this amazing band. Robert Metaxas... who is the brother of bass player/vocalist Scott Metaxas. Thanx Rob!!
Prophet
Prophet
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Edgar Cayce on stage at The Raritan Manor
Prophet
Prophet on stage at The Arrow Lounge in Scotch Plains New Jersey
Dave Dipietro and Kenny Dubman jamming on stage together!
Dave Dipietro and Kenny Dubman jamming on stage together! With awesome lead throat Russell Arcara in the middle
Edgar Cayce Scott Metaxas Russell Arcara Ken Dubman
Edgar Cayce Scott Metaxas Russell Arcara Ken Dubman
The 3rd pic up from here is from Kenny Dubman's Facebook page, thanx Ken!
That's Dave Dipietro on the left and Kenny Dubman on the right.
You're looking at perfection in display! Too cool.

The next 2 photo's of Edgar Cayce came from Russell Arcara's
Facebook page.
This mutha F'er can belt out a tune like no other!!
So thank you Russell and to the rest of the boys, especially
Scott Metaxas and Kenny Dubman... you guys gave my
family and friends SO many incredible nights...
we could never begin to return the favor!
Forever in your corner!!
cheers!
tommy

(thanx to RockEyez.com for the awesome pix!)


The Flossie Band
The Flossie band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
Just found a few Flossie bumper stickers in some of my stuff... pretty neat!
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band button
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band club schedule for June 1981
The Flossie Band t-shirt
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band club lineup
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band on stage
The Flossie Band
Flossie Cirelli of The Flossie band
The Flossie band
The Flossie band
The Flossie band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie Band
The Flossie band
The Flossie band
The Flossie band
The Flossie band




White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger 1981 calender
White Tiger on stage
White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger button
White Tiger 2014

Here's a few photo's from the band coming back to life from...
The Stone Pony December 13, 2014
I couldn't make the show, but thanx to
Charlie Wrede
we can all be there!
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger at The Stony Pony December 13, 2014
White Tiger club schedule from August 15, 1979
White Tiger 1979
White Tiger 1979
White Tiger 1979
White Tiger 1979
White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger
White Tiger shirts
White Tiger 1 year anniversary invite at The Factory rock club April 1979. My second stomping ground right after The Rock Palace!
White Tiger road crew... Left to right... Rich Frank (monitors), Bill Pierce (followspot), Kelvin Shoughrue (stage tech), Warren Jackson (assist. Stage tech). Not pictured: Tom Daley, Bill Bagot, Chris Lewis,& John Coons!


Fire 1981/1982
Reunion Show 2003 Whole Lotta Rosie
Reunion Show 2003 Good Times Bad Times



Trigger
Trigger
Trigger
Trigger
Trigger club line up
Trigger club lineup... wow... look at those names!!
Trigger
Rockin' 'Cross The USA
Beware of Strangers


The Rockids
The ROCKIDS
The ROCKIDS
The ROCKIDS
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids
The Rockids outside of Max's Kansas City in New York City
The Rockids & The Good Rats backstage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey



She's a Cartoon (studio)
She's a Cartoon (live)
Baba O'Reilly (partial but great harmonica!)


Hot Ice
Hot Ice Staten Island, New York



Rat Race Choir
Rat Race Choir on stage at Hammerheads 1981
Rat Race Choir

Rat Race Choir
Rat Race Choir t-shirt from Detroit rock club 1980
John Entwistle Rat Race Choir ticket 1987
John Entwistle Rat Race Choir All Access pass
The Third Hoorah
Won't Get Fooled Again (audio only)
Summertime Blues w/John Entwistle



The Molly Cribb Band
The Molly Cribb Band
The Molly Cribb Band
The Molly Cribb Band
The Molly Cribb Band
Molly Cribb band trap case belonging to Bob Cropsey
Ticket stub for the Molly Cribb Band benefit show at The Hole In The Wall rock club in 1979 to help the band replace all of their equipment that was destroyed. Pretty cool right!





Kinderhook Creek... then just
Kinderhook
Kinderhook Creek and then just Kinderhook
Kinderhook Creek and then just Kinderhook
Kinderhook Creek and then just Kinderhook 2010
Kinderhook Creek and then just Kinderhook 2010
Kinderhook t-shirt with club line up
Kinderhook Creek and then just Kinderhook 2010
Kinderhook on stage at the Capitol Theater New Jersey 1977
Capitol Theatre  May, 7, 1977
Stone Pony September 19, 2010

Monroe
Monroe
Monroe
Monroe
Monroe ticket L'Amour East 1988 Queen's New York
Monroe on stage at L'amours
Monroe
Monroe flyer for The Whipping Post
Monroe
Monroe
Monroe




Street Survivor
Street Survivors on stage at the Fountain Casino Route 35 North Aberdeen, New Jersey
Flirting With Disaster
Sweet Home Alabama/Simple Man



Crystal Ship
Crystal Ship on stage at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey 1979
Crystal Ship on stage at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey 1979
Crystal Ship on stage at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey 1979
Crystal Ship button
Crystal Ship club line up ad
Crystal Ship
Crystal Ship
Crystal Ship
That's me Tommy Mondello and my doorsmobile in The Factory parking lot on Staten Island going inside to see... Crystal Ship. They were so fucking good. Great times they were!!!
That's my doorsmobile... 1981 on Staten Island, New York... lol what a mess... lol
Founder and front man for Crystal Ship Joe Tag (Vitagliano)... who passed away on March 29, 2009. You guys gave us some incredible nights of music and partying... thank you brothers!!!
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship sound & lights engineer
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage
Crystal Ship on stage





L.A. Woman

L.A. Woman
L.A. Woman
L.A. Woman
L.A. Woman
 Woman album cover 1971. Ray... John... Robbie... and fuckin' JIM!!



The Soft Parade
Promo pic I was given from The Soft Parade band back in 1981 at The Factory rock club just days before I shipped out for the navy.
Promo pic I was given from The Soft Parade band back in 1981 at The Factory rock club just days before I shipped out for the navy.
The fella's wrote me a nice thank you on the back and each member signed it for me!
That's a promo pic of the band that they gave me on Nov 14, 1981.
The show was at The Factory rock club in Staten Island,
our second home right after The Rock Palace.

We saw the band play almost every show they played up to that point
and they got to know us just a bit.
When they found out that I was shipping out to the navy in a day or 2
they gave me the photo, signed it and wrote that nice note to me.
They also gave me the cow bell and the last set of drum sticks
used on the last song of the night.

We hung out for a bit after the show, had some beers,
told a few war stories... they were really cool guys!
The band stayed together for a few years I believe.
I lost track once I went into the navy!

And I'm pretty sure the shirt they're talking about
was one that I had made up that said on the front...
"Try your best"
and on the back...
"Be yourself and fuck the rest"

Back then you could do things like that.
Not like in this politically correct mess we live in nowadays... LoL
I'd probably be arrested if I walked into a club!



The Soft Parade
featuring
Joe Russo

This band...
formed by Joe Russo back in 1990
has been performing for 28 plus years now!!
Keeping The doors music alive in us all!
How incredible is that folks!

Long live The doors!
Long live The Soft Parade!
& of course
Long Live Rock!!



The ultimate doors tribute band... The Soft Parade featuring the amazing Joe Russo on vocals and madness!!
The Soft Parade on stage
The Soft Parade band
Joe Russo on stage as Jim Morrison... Let it roll... all night long!!!
Joe Russo was lucky enough to get to visit with Jim at his Paris gravsite back in 1992!! Great shot!!
The Soft Parade on stage
Five To One
Strange Days




Innocence
Innocence
Innocence
Innocence
Innocence
Innocence
Innocence
Innocence


Harper
Harper
Harper



Whiplash
Whiplash
Whiplash
Whiplash
Whiplash
Whiplash
Johnny Gale of Whiplash
Johnny Gale on Facebook
Whiplash matchbook
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977
Whiplash on stage 1977







Peacock
Peacock... with a 19 year old Dee Snider on vocals! Fuckin' Dee!!!


Thorin Oak
Thorin Oak
Thorin Oak club line up 1979
Thorin Oak



Norman Nardini and the Tigers
Norman Nardini and the Tigers from the Aquarian 1982


Baby Blue
Baby Blue logo
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue t-shirt from back in the day!!
Baby Blue button
Clarence Clemmons joins Baby Blue on stage at The Tradeswinds club
Baby Blue on stage at The Fountain Casino
Baby Blue
Baby Blue outside The Trade Winds club
Baby Blue outside The Trade Winds club
Baby Blue's voice John Koromhas. I always remember him climbing up onto the bar at The Rock Palace and walking the length of it while belting out Jethro Tull... too fuckin' great man... too great!!
Baby Blue club calendar February 1982
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue's singer John Koromhas brings Ian Anderson... Jethro Tull... and Aqualung... to life. Too awesome... I remember him walking along top of the bar at The Rock Palace!!
There it is... "the coat"... lol fuckin' Aqualung LIVES!!!
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue
Baby Blue 2012
Baby Blue 2012
Baby Blue
Reunion 2011  All The Young Dudes
Reunion 2011  I've Seen All Good People
2009  Walk This Way



Steeplechase
Steeplechase 1977


Jezebel
Jezebel 1975



The Stanton Anderson Band
The Stanton Anderson Band early 1970's
In Westbury Feb 2006
At the Long Island Blues Warehouse


The Good Rats / fb
The Good Rats
The Good Rats
The Good Rats
The Good Rats
The Good Rats 1979
The Good Rats t-shirt
The Good Rats t-shirt
The Good Rats
The Good Rats cd's
The Good Rats
The Good Rats & The Rockids backstage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey
The Good Rats ticket stub opening up for Dickey Betts & Eddie Money at The Capitol Theatre
Live at The Palladium March 7, 1979
Live at My Father's Place Dec 31, 1980
Live at My Father's Place Feb 26, 1981


Godspeed
Godspeed
Godspeed
Godspeed
Godspeed
Godspeed


Jetta Madge
Jetta Madge
Jetta Madge on stage at The Hole In The Wall rock club 1981
Jetta Madge 1980




Max
Max
Max at The Final Exam rock club August 4, 1979
Max band club schedule January 1980
Max button
Max club line up
Max on stage at the Stone Pony 1978
Max




Rockit Boulevard
Rockit Boulevard


The Whiskey Band
The Whiskey Band
The Whiskey Band
The Whiskey Band then 1976... & now 2019
The Whiskey Band
Johnny from The Whiskey Band


Desperate Men
Desperate Men


Thor
Thor
Thor
Thor
Thor




Cobalt Blooz
Cobalt Blooz
Cobalt Blooz


Pillow
Pillow


Harlequin
Harlequin band with Dee Snider on Vocals!!
Harlequin (Not sure what band came first or lasted longer?)
Harlequin flyer
Harlequin
Harlequin
Harlequin
Harlequin
Harlequin
Harlequin
Harlequin



Star / Backstreets...
... now reformed as The B Street Band
Star
Star on stage... thanx to Stephen Rosario Pisani for the pix! His fingerprints... are ALL OVER our amazing nights during those rock club dayz!! Thanx Steve!!
Star on stage... thanx to Stephen Rosario Pisani for the pix! His fingerprints... are ALL OVER our amazing nights during those rock club dayz!! Thanx Steve!!
Star on stage... thanx to Stephen Rosario Pisani for the pix! His fingerprints... are ALL OVER our amazing nights during those rock club dayz!! Thanx Steve!!
Star on stage... thanx to Stephen Rosario Pisani for the pix! His fingerprints... are ALL OVER our amazing nights during those rock club dayz!! Thanx Steve!!
Backstreets jacket


Sapphire
Sapphire


Gabriel and then Dirty White Boys
Gabriel
Gabriel at The Soap Factory
Gabriel
The last version of Gabriel
Dirty White Boys... former members of gabriel
Ned Thompson of Gabriel



Salty Dog   fb
Salty Dog
Last pro-shot photo of Salty Dog
Salty Dog
Salty Dog
Salty Dog
Salty Dog on the cover of The Aquarian rock magazine March 1979
Salty Dog
Salty Dog
Salty Dog
Salty Dog in 1977 and their road crew after a showcase for record companies at S. I. R. Studios in NYC
Peppi Marchello of the "Good Rats" wearing a "Salty Dog" t-shirt. How fuckin' cool is this pic!!
Salty Dog
Salty Dog
CTA talent agency that represented Salty Dog
Salty Dog single record "Wandering Star"
Club calendar for the last rendition of the Salty Dog band
Salty Dog Summer Barbecue July 29, 1979 at Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
Salty Dog T-shirt from the summer of 1978!




Good Girls Don't



The Features
The Features
The Features
The Features
The Features
The Features on stage at Hitsville 1981
The Feature's on stage at Hitsville 1982
The Feature's on stage at Hitsville 1982
The Features on stage at Close Encounters, Route 35 South Amboy, New Jersey
The Features




Sam The Band
Sam The Band
Sam The Band
Sam The Band album
Sam The Band
Sam The Band
Sam The Band
Sam The Band


SSSteele
SSSteele
SSSteele on stage at The Soap Factory 1983
Jeff Merrell of SSSteele 1983


The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game in The Nook's dressing room before the show
The Game club line up
The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game
The Game






Condor
(Every Sunday night at the Rock Palace. They were great!)
Condor
Condor on stage at The Soap Factory!! Saw them every fucking Sunday at The Rock Palace in Staten Island! Was late for work EVERY Monday... lololol
Member's of Condor's road crew... no show without these muthafucka's!!!
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Cuss From Hoe club 1980
Condor on stage at The Soap Factory 1983
Condor on stage at The Soap Factory 1983
Condor on stage at The Soap Factory 1983
Condor on stage at The Soap Factory 1983
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage
Condor on stage at The Circus Circus rock club
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Traces rock club in Hillsdale, New Jersey 1982
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at Circus Circus rock club Halloween Party early 1980's
Condor on stage at The Rock Palace in Staten Island, New York Memorial Day weekend 1982
Condor on stage at The Rock Palace in Staten Island, New York Memorial Day weekend 1982
Condor on stage at The Rock Palace in Staten Island, New York Memorial Day weekend 1982
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor
Condor club line up May 1983
Condor pass for The Circus rock club
Condor button
Condor sticker
Condor buttons
Condor bumper sticker
Condor button
Condor button
Condor
Condor Johnny Sing

John Lenza (aka Johnny Sing)
the energetic voice of Condor
is still active within the music world
and is now the voice behind a band called
The Rizing
John Lenza aka Johnny Sing... now playing in the band... The Rizing
Book release & reunion party October 2014


Courtney
Courtney
Courtney
Courtney



Cats on a Smooth Surface
Cats On A Smooth Surface
Cats On A Smooth Surface on stage at Jon Jon's club route 34 in Wall, New Jersey in 1982
Cats On A Smooth Surface with Keith Richards... too fuckin' cool!!



The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band
The E. Walker Band




Icarian
Icarian


Sinister Charm
Sinister Charm
Sinister Charm
Sinister Charm
Sinister Charm
Sinister Charm



Split Sydney
Split Sydney
Split Sydney

Split Sydney on the roof of the Manhattan club



Sticky Fingers
(Larry LaRue was fronting the band back in the day...
... he is fuckin' AWESOME!)
Sticky Finger's Larry LaRue on stage at The colonel's Garter
Sticky Fingers
Sticky Fingers
Sticky Fingers
Sticky Fingers
Sticky Fingers
Sticky Fingers button
Sticky Fingers reunion March 7, 2004
Sticky Fingers reunion March 7, 2004
Sticky Fingers full page ad
Medley


Pretty Baby Band
The Pretty Baby Band


Rachel
Rachel
Rachel on stage at The Soap Factory
Rachel on stage at The Soap Factory
Rachel
Rachel
Rachel
Rachel
Tommy Gunn from Rachel
Rachel

Rachel



Dr. Jimmy
Dr. Jimmy... The WHO show on stage at Beggar's Opera rock club 1981


Saturday Night Special
Saturday Night Special
Saturday Night special on stage at The Fountain Casino


Wowii then John Galt
Wowii
Wowii on stage at CBGB's 1977/1978
Wowii on stage at CBGB's 1977/1978
Wowii on stage at CBGB's 1977/1978
Wowii on stage at CBGB's 1977/1978
WoWii in the recording studio
Wowii


The Jasper Band
The Jasper Band
The Jasper Band
The Jasper Band
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!
The Jasper Band... Thanx to John Micco (bass) for sending over the photo's of the band for us all to see!!!



Friends
Friends
Friends
Friends Aquarian club lineup ad Dec 1979
Friends t-shirt
Friends t-shirt
Friends t-shirt
Friends t-shirt



The Other Side
The Other Side


The Jimmy Carter Show then Run21
The Jimmy Carter Show and then Run21
The Jimmy Carter Show and then Run21
The Jimmy Carter Show and then Run21


Matriarch
Matriarch


Swift Kick and then The Fury's
Swift Kick
Swift Kick
Swift Kick changes personnel and transforms into The Fury's
Swift Kick
Swift Kick button
Swift Kick hot line
Cassette tape of Swift Kick original tunes
Swift Kick
Swift Kick 2016
Swift Kick





Spitfire
Spifire


Fligg
Fligg


Virgin Silver
Virgin Silver


Street Walker
Street Walker... thanx goes to Joe Fett for the pic!
Street Walker... thanx goes to Joe Fett for the pic!
Street Walker... thanx goes to Joe Fett for the pic!
Street Walker


The Pilgrims
The Pilgrims


The Southern Cross Band
The Southern Cross Band
The Southern Cross Band



Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest
Forest's 50th Reunion show
Forest at Sabella Studios in Roslyn, Long Island




Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face 1973 with Max Tannenbaum (owner) at The Eclipse on Rt. 17 in N.Y.
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face
Terry Roth Another Pretty Face
Terry Roth Another Pretty Face
Another Pretty Face ticket stub for The Capitol Theatre November 29, 1974
Another Pretty Face live on stage
Another Pretty Face live on stage
Another Pretty Face live on stage
Another Pretty Face live on stage
Another Pretty Face live on stage





Spectrum
Spectrum on stage at Beggar's Opera 1981
Spectrum on stage at Beggar's Opera 1981
Spectrum on stage at Beggar's Opera 1981
Spectrum on stage at Beggar's Opera 1981
Spectrum on stage at Beggar's Opera 1981


Jesse Bolt
Jesse Bolt
Jesse Bolt
Jesse Bolt
Jessie Bolt club line up from the April 15th, 1981 issue of The Aquarian
(at Circus Circus rock club May 1981)


White Fire  f/b page
White Fire on stage at Rumbottom's 1978 performing Van Halen's "Ice Cream Man"
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire
White Fire t-shirt




The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch
The Watch button
The Watch band buttons
The Watch club calendar for April 1981




Sentinal
Sentinal... with Stephen Pittius... who has been a huge reason why there are SO many wonderful memories AND photo's here, including the only pic of my old stomping ground... The Rock Palace!
Sentinal... with Stephen Pittius... who has been a huge reason why there are SO many wonderful memories AND photo's here, including the only pic of my old stomping ground... The Rock Palace!


Arena
Arena... with Stephen Pittius... who has been a huge reason why there are SO many wonderful memories AND photo's here, including the only pic of my old stomping ground... The Rock Palace!
Arena... with Stephen Pittius... who has been a huge reason why there are SO many wonderful memories AND photo's here, including the only pic of my old stomping ground... The Rock Palace!
Arena... with Stephen Pittius... who has been a huge reason why there are SO many wonderful memories AND photo's here, including the only pic of my old stomping ground... The Rock Palace!


Borzoi
Borzoi on stage at Good Time Charlie's in Lakehurst, New Jersey 1977
Borzoi
Borzoi
Borzoi


Nasty Lass
Nasty Lass
Nasty Lass ad
Nasty Lass
Nasty Lass on stage at The Towpath rock club 1979
Nasty Lass on stage at The Towpath rock club 1979
Nasty Lass
Nasty Lass free pass for The Final Exam rock club
Nasty Lass playing the first Saturday of the brand new Circus-Circus rock club. The flyer was taken from a page inside the Rick Bandazian book "Rock 'n Roll Meltdown. He was also the owner of the club!


Street Cat
Street Cat
Street Cat on stage at The Stone Pony


Precious
Precious
Precious
Precious
Precious
Precious
Precious



Bonnie Parker band
Bonnie Parker band
Bonnie Parker band
Bonnie Parker band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
The Bonnie Parker Band
Bonnie Parker
The Bonnie Parker Band on stage at The Fore n' Aft rock club
The Bonnie Parker Band playing at the Fore 'n Aft on Thanksgiving eve 1976. The club had a turkey raffle... and when the winner was called they handed her a LIVE turkey... LoL
Bonnie Parker bumper sticker



Lace
Lace
Lace 45rpm record... Nervous Breakdown / Never Let Go
Lace 45rpm record... Nervous Breakdown / Never Let Go
Lace 45rpm record... Nervous Breakdown / Never Let Go




Sin Sity / Sin City / The City
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Mike Edie - Lead vocals
Jim Sartori - Bass, vocals
Bob Sartori - Drums, vocals
Bill Burke - Guitars
Tim Comella - Guitars
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity... Mike Edie (Lead vocals/Guitars)  Bob Sartori (Drums)  Jim Sartori (Bass)  Bill Burke (Guitars)  Tim Comella (Guitars)
Sin Sity
Sin Sity
Sin Sity
Sin Sity
Sin Sity
Sin Sity free pass for Mother's rock club
Sin Sity free pass for The Final Exam rock club




The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band
The R Band


Impact
Impact band bumper sticker
Impact
Impact
Impact
Impact
Impact
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980
Impact on stage at Zaffy's rock club in Piscataway, New Jersey October 8, 1980



NRG
NRG
NRG



Strutter
Strutter
Strutter in front of the Chatterbox rock club
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter
Strutter





Badlands (Pretty cool video... read the entries below also!)
(And here's a follow up on that first video... very cool again!)
Badlands
Badlands
Rich Gulya of Badlands 1980
The Badlands Band's Rich Verge and Rich Gulya during the jam at the end of Freebird. 1981ish





Rivendell
Rivendell
Rivendell
Rivendell
Rivendell
Rivendell
Here's the band on stage at JJ Rockers from that benefit show for Louie
I didn't know Louie personally but he always
kicked our asses when my friends and I
were in awe of Phantom's Opera
up on that fucking stage!

Rivendell club calendar


Samantha
Samantha. This pic was taken outside of The Factory rock club in Staten Island, New York. 1980ish.
Samantha



Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm
Yasgur's Farm t-shirt at Park Place rock club in Asbury, New Jersey



Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child 
Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child
Wild Child



Liar
Liar t-shirt 1983


Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood


Angel Face
Angel Face


Rock'em Sock'em
Rock'em Sock'em
Rock'em Sock'em
Rock'em Sock'em
Rock'em Sock'em


The Ticket Band
The Ticket Band... Left to Right -  Dennis Espantman, Dave Gellis, Gary Gold, Joe Lynn Turner, Larry DeBari, Bill Biddle


Hombres
Hombres


Harlow
Harlow
Harlow... Jamie Holiday , Billy Diamond,Mike Monroe, Johnny Harlow ,Roseanne [Roxann Harlow]
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow
Harlow


The Crosswind Band
The Crosswind Band


The Ravin' Band
The Ravin' Band


Tattoo
The Tattoo Band 1971/1972



Dethslaker / Dreamer

Received a great email
from one of the founding members...
bass player David schwab
and wanted to share the info with you guys!



Hi Tommy,

I just found your blog and was looking though all the newspaper listings and photos. Great stuff! 

I was one of the founding members of Dreamer, but left the band (around 1978?) before they got more well known on the scene.

The band was originally called Dethslaker. We started out as a progressive rock band, playing Genesis, Yes, ELP, Gentle Giant, and so on.

The original members included Nic Luciano on guitar, who would later play with the Game and Phantoms Opera. You can also see his name on a lot of the artwork that was in the Aquarian, and he did the logos for Phantoms Opera, White Tiger, and others. Later on he was in the NJ cover band Lost in Place, which are still playing. I played bass with them for about 5 or 6 years.

The original singer in Dreamer was a guy by the name of Barry White. He moved up to Boston and became Barrence Whitfield (and the Savages). He was replaced by Anthony Racioppi, who would later sing with King Flux. Anthony was still playing in Dreamer fairly recently. I see their Facebook page is gone so… 

The original keyboard player, who also played in the recent version of Dreamer, was Charlie Stoddard, of Uncle Floyd fame. At one point I quit the band, and they had another bassist (Bill Kreisel), who died in a car crash after a gig! So they asked me to rejoin.

I was the bass player, and Stephen Collins was the original drummer. Steve and I were childhood friends. Steve was unceremoniously kicked out of the band when we wanted a heavier sound, and was replaced by one of our roadies, Nick Ferro.

Around ’78 or so Nick and I wanted to play more punk/new wave type stuff, and we quit the band and formed the band the Jetsonz around 1979. We played around the NJ/NYC area, especially places like the Dirt club. We also opened for for acts like Billy Idol (at the Fast Lane), The Waitresses, Ebn Ozn, Violent Femms, and others. 

About 10 years ago I joined a band with Nic Luciano and Charlie Stoddard called “Ironic Twist.” It didn’t last long enough for us to play any gigs! 


Dethslaker
Dethslaker
Dethslaker
Dethslaker
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dave Schwab on stage with Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer
Dreamer




Jetsonz
Jetsonz
Jetsonz
Jetsonz
Jetsonz
Jetsonz
Jetsonz




Foxxie

Foxxie... Chris Diamond... Scott Monroe... Ian Criss... Richie Mog


Babylon
Babylon
Babylon
Jessie Boronico of the band Babylon on stage kicking our asses!
Jessie Boronico of the band Babylon on stage kicking our asses!
Babylon



Gibraltar
Gibraltar



Prodigy
Prodigy


The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines
The Nines


Ruffian
Ruffian


Essence
Essence


Virgin
Virgin


Tara
Tara



The Whitewood Band
The Whitewood Band


Steadfast Cross
Steadfast Cross



The Big Edsel Band
The Big Edsel Band



Shotgun
Shotgun... with the one and only Joe "Phog" Cardillo ( Phantom's Opera ) on vocals
Shotgun... with the one and only Joe "Phog" Cardillo ( Phantom's Opera ) on vocals
Shotgun... with the one and only Joe "Phog" Cardillo ( Phantom's Opera ) on vocals



Aggressor
Aggressor



Cowtown
Cowtown
Cowtown
Cowtown
Cowtown



The Chase
The Chase



Ezra
Ezra
Ezra show poster at St. John's C.Y.O. in Hillsdale, New Jersey
Ezra 45rpm record... "Hold On"



Original Black Dog band on stage at Club Manhattan... January 1986. The Black Dog band connected to the link above was formed in 2000
Original Black Dog band on stage at Obsession rock club


One Hand Clap
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979
One Hand Clap 1979





Go to The Rock Club Daze...




Go to The Rock Club Daze...
Part 1
The Clubs



Go to the Rock Club Daze...
Part 3
The Ad's & Promotions








5 comments:

  1. Hey Tommy - did you ever find anything on Pink Savage? I am looking, too! I am friends with Alaina - the bass player and singer, and we are looking!

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  2. Hey Bob... nothing yet! Sent you an email... not sure if I sent that fb group link before... but someone in that group might have something! Good luck... I will keep searching as well.

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  3. Thank you for your work here Tommy ..This shook some webs loose for sure.

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  4. Did you ever hear of a band named 'Barabas' ? .. They were around during the early 70s .. Same time Truth was around .. Another one was 'Brass Balls' .. Both from North Jersey. Passiac County.

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  5. I have a photo of Aggressor where can i send it? My email is hwoodent@aol.com

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