L’Assassins Talk Garage Rock and Thee Headcoatees

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L’Assassins Talk Garage Rock and Thee Headcoatees

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We’re so excited that L’Assassins will be paying tribute to Thee Headcoatees at the kickoff Girl Germs tribute night on May 30! We asked Monet of L’Assassins to tell us a little bit about The Headcoatees (who formed in England in 1991 as a backing band for a Billy Childish project, and eventually spawned the solo career of Holly Golightly) so everyone can do their homework before the show.

Thee Headcoatees

The basics: “They were most active in the ’90s and we really like songs from both the earlier and latter part of that decade,” says Monet. “Interestingly, I had known about Thee Headcoatees, but hadn’t really sought them out actively until a reviewer of our “Backseat Bomp”/”Go!” 7-inch compared us to the Delmonas (which was an early incarnation of Thee Headcoatees). I’d say we are bit more fans of Thee Headcoatees sound than the Delmonas – it evolved…

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