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1983. People would come out of the woodwork to see two bands: Black Flag and the Dead Kennedys. Especially the DKs. About 500 people showed up for the Sunday show with the Meat Puppets, like girls in leg warmers and guys with Flock of Seagulls hair-do's. Thats cool, way cool. But the problem was that the Fire Chief of Phoenix didnt appreciate it and these two shows were some of the larger straws that broke the back of the punk rock camel that was Mad Gardens.

Pretty crazy, DKs in that wrestling ring.





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