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Throbbing Gristle: Astoria Theatre, London

Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 11 June 1988

NEVER GO back. So why is he doing this, the inspired maniac? Just to show there's still air in his lungs? Chris & Cosey are in Norfolk, far as I know. Sleazy is probably in bed. But at 1.30am, for a curious gaping few, Genesis P. Orridge is flat on his back, legs in the air. There's an angular, exotic music, wall-to-wall dry ice, shaved head disciples. Brave, foolhardy, stupid...

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