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Blast was a US magazine published for a few issues in 1976.

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Patti Smith: Misplaced Joan Of Arc

Interview by Michael Gross, Blast, August 1976

THERE'S A SCRAWNY scarecrow of a girl standing on the stage. Her hair is ragged. Her tits swing slowly to a 4/4 beat under a ...

Wings Over America

Report by Michael Gross, Blast, August 1976

SEVENTH AVENUE looked like a refugee camp for the great unwashed. No matter where you turned, all you could see was people. ...

ZZ Top A Go Go

Interview by Jon Tiven, Blast, August 1976

ZZ TOP DOESN'T exactly carry the image of being introspective, deep-thinking individuals. In fact, onstage they look like nothing other than a bunch of dumb ...

The Ramones: Short Hairs: Ramones

Profile and Interview by Wesley Strick, Blast, October 1976

IF THE BAY City Rollers were weaned on Manhattan Clam Chowder instead of Scotch Broth, they'd be the Ramones. Oh, yeah? ...

Roy Harper: Short Hairs: Roy Harper

Review and Interview by Wesley Strick, Blast, October 1976

ROY HARPER is a difficult artist. Roy Harper is a British-born singer, musician and poet. He's not a Rock Star and he doesn't want to ...

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