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A King Has Passed: Alan Vega Remembered

Tim Cooper, The Quietus, 18 July 2016

BY THE SUMMER of 1978, punk rock had lost the power to shock. The revolution that had shot an amphetamine rush into a moribund music scene had been subsumed into the mainstream. Or so it seemed until the Clash invited one of the lesser-known names from the New York punk scene to support them.

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