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Dead Kennedys - The Early Years Live
Dead Kennedys - The Early Years Live
Actors: Jello Biafra, Klaus Flouride, Jed, DH Peligro, East Bay Ray
Director: Joe Reese
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2001     0hr 30min

This 30 minute VHS features the seminal punk band Dead Kennedys, live from their early years at various venues, including the Mabuhay Gardens, the Sproul Plaza at Berkeley and at Target Studios between 1978 through 1981. ...  more »


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Actors: Jello Biafra, Klaus Flouride, Jed, DH Peligro, East Bay Ray
Director: Joe Reese
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Rock & Roll
Studio: Eclectic DVD Dist.
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/03/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/1978
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1978
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 0hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

An IN-Your-Face, Non-Stop Punk Barrage!!
Jim Dooley | Manville, NJ United States | 07/14/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Finally, The Long Out Of Print Dead Kennedys "Target Video" has been released! This short, but powerful DVD, focuses on this important political hardcore punk outfit during their late 70's, early 80's heyday...Snippets of Jello Biafra's Mayoral campaign....And the never seen Target Studio Sessions...Any fan of early punk, or even today's, should definately get this piece of history!!! Sing-A-Long Special feature, and Band Bios accompany this disc. Check out my personal favorite visual,"Bleed For Me", which the entire band looks so totally "tight"...See For Yourself why Dead Kennedys will always be the Inventors of the Political-Punk Movement!!"
Like Dead Kennedys? Don't miss this one.
Bernardo Silva | New York, NY USA | 06/11/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"If you like Dead Kennedys, seeing how they looked like in stage back in the late 70's is mandatory. Jello Biafra is, as usual..., the band's energy is fantastic. It's one of the best music DVDs ever, I give it 4 stars only because it is a bit short (30 mins). It's as raw and real as punk rock can get."
Insight to the band onstage...
Dead Kennedys | Oz | 02/25/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"As someone who was born in 1984, I was too young to enjoy the Dead Kennedys onstage (granted, I wasn't even thought of when these live performance pieces were videotaped), so I find this a truly enjoyable view. It gave me a feel of what an actual Dead Kennedys concert was like, and I suggest to all DK fans of today to pick this up. You'll be glad you did."
P. Bergin | Burp Hollow, OR United States | 06/14/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Mixed quality but very cool old footage of early DKs shows. You get to see them playing in clubs, in the streets, and at a studio that looks like someone's extra bedroom. The sound quality is listenable but this is more interesting for historical reasons."