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Babes In Toyland, Gallon Drunk, Leatherface: Astoria, London

Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 4 January 1992

THOUGH FRANKIE Stubbs later said he found the football field-sized stage spaces "too tiring", Leatherface appeared to thrive on this bigger platform. Guitarist Richie Hammond's face contortions touched new levels of pained expression, particularly when attempting to hold on to his tab and play a solo, while Frankie went shuffle crazy. From the opening knuckle sandwich of 'I Want The Moon' onwards, this was a sterling pre-Chrimbo Leatherface workout in a year that had seen a good few of those. The Babes' Lori Barbero, dreads flailing wildly down the front, certainly approved.

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