Lance Loud Was an Early Actuality Star. He Was Additionally a Homosexual Punk Pioneer.

Lance Loud Was an Early Reality Star. He Was Also a Gay Punk Pioneer.

On February 20, 1973, Lance Loud earned a place in music history that almost put an end to his career at the time. That night he performed with his band Loud! on “The Dick Cavett Show” as part of an evening devoted to “An American Family,” the PBS show that is considered the first reality … Read more

Jack Terricloth, Punk Rocker With a Cabaret Air, Dies at 50

Jack Terricloth, Punk Rocker With a Cabaret Air, Dies at 50

To old friends who met him backstage, he was Pete Ventantonio, a punk rocker from Bridgewater, New Jersey. On his records he sometimes preferred bizarre credits such as Marcello DiTerriclothia or Favorite Singer who goes with everything. But to the fans who raved about his concerts, he was Jack Terricloth: the singing, roaring, devilishly smarmy … Read more

Screamers, a Lacking Hyperlink of Los Angeles Punk, Is Lacking No Extra

Screamers, a Missing Link of Los Angeles Punk, Is Missing No More

The Screamers story takes place in Southern California, but Gear and du Plenty met in Seattle as part of the queer performance art troupe Ze Whiz Kidz and soon formed a heavy glam band, the Tupperwares, which eventually decided to make their fortune in Hollywood to try . Barrett was a budding visual artist from … Read more