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Wendy What Went Wrong: The Plasmatics: Palladium, New York

Roy Trakin, New York Rocker, February 1980

SHE CAME. SHE SAWED (a guitar in half). She conquered. Wendy O. Williams, late of the 42nd Street grind circuit, now lead singer of the more-vulgar-than-thou Plasmatics, destroyed three television sets, an electric guitar and a Cadillac Coupe de Ville on stage at the Palladium as the slack-jawed multitude looked on in a disbelieving stupor.

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