“Crews like the LADS, a.k.a. the L.A. Death Squad, and New York’s DMS (Doc Marten Skins) were always part of the scene.” Rolling Stone

“Based in Hollywood, their run-ins with Suicidals and FFF (Fight For Freedom) were common at punk shows all over the southland.” RVCA

“But behind the hysterics, there lurked an actual threat that was rarely addressed. Los Angeles punk rock gangs with names like LADS, FFF, Suicidal, Circle One and LMP roamed the Southland looking for action.” Playboy Magazine

This is James Genocide’s story about his life in The Original Punk Rock Set of The Los Angeles Death Squad AKA The Hollywood Lads or The Lads from 1980 to 1985.

~Live To Slam<>Slam To Live~ James Genocide

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