Category Archives: 1980s

Baltimore 98 Rock Street Sheet (1983)

Flash on back to 1983 with the electrifyingly Nagel-esque “98 Rock Street Sheet” — an advertising supplement fueled by a Canadian Moosehead/Molson knock-off beer. (What the hell IS Calgary Beer?) The “Street Sheet” features a Franken and Davis cover story about their upcoming … Continue reading

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1983 BalTimOre Thanksgiving Parade Takeover

Give us this day a conquered nation so many more may suffer starvation Thanks to Vermin Supreme for his Facebook posting of this classic holiday stunt that was masterminded by BalTimOre, the estwhile Charm City outsider artist provocateur/agit-prankster extraordinaire who … Continue reading

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Mantis covers AC/DC and Krokus at The Seagull Inn in Baltimore, 1982

Mantis covers AC/DC’s “High Voltage” and Krokus’ “Long Stick Goes Boom” at The Seagull Inn in Baltimore, 1982. Mantis featured the late Brian Jack, Troy Andrade, Bobby Perkey, Kevin Perkey and Phil Wiser. Music recorded live at Seagull Inn 1982, … Continue reading

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