United States punk rocker Darby Crash


This music video is Manimal, by the Germs.

From British weekly The Observer:

The death and afterlife of an LA punk

Darby Crash, singer of the Germs, the most outrageous band on the West Coast, died tragically in 1980 when he committed suicide. He ought to have become a celebrated rock icon but but his death was overshadowed by John Lennon’s murder the next day. Now a film about his explosive life has been made and the cult group has re-formed. Tim Adams tells a story of anarchy, chaos – and some music too.

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