BACK DOOR MAN
Nos 7, 8, 10 - 14. Torrance, Ca. June/ July 1976 - March/April 1978. (26x21,5 cm; offset printing). Together 7 issues.
For hard core rock'n'rollers only. No. 7: June/July 1976 issue has: Ted Nugent, Rolling Stones, Blue Oyster, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Aerosmith and Gregg Turner reviewing (Ubu's "Final Solution" for one) and writing a "tale of bionic madness". A little staining and wear to covers. No. 8: Sept/Oct 1976 eighth issue of this early SoCal rag for hardore rock 'n' rollers. Flamin' Groovies, Iggy, Raspberries and so on. No. 10: February 1977 issue with a KISS feature and the Destroyer sticker still intact! Minor wear to cover. No. 11: Debbie Harry's underwear star in this May/June 1977 issue of LA rock solid punk-n-roll zine. Interviews with Television, Ramones, Blondie and Mink DeVille. No. 12: His highness Iggy Pop graces the cover of this July/August 1977 issue! Good lead-off with Meltzer's "I'm A Man" followed by bits on the Sex Pistols, Dictators; a long, unflattering assessment of Kim Fowley's New Wave night; and "Back Door Men and Women In Bondage" by Lester Bangs. Minor toning to cover and tear to upper spine. No.13 Nov/Dec 1977 issue featuring Richard Hell, Dead Boys, Iggy and, well, Tom Petty. No. 14:14 Production values get ramped up in this March/April 1978 issue.Silver ink and three-panel fold-out Johnny Rotten as centerfold.