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He appeared on several recordings during the s, and rejoined the Dead Boys for their ill-fated reunions of the late s. Chrome also makes a cameo appearance in the film. Chrome and Blitz then announced in that the band would go on a full reunion tour.

Sire Records pressured the group to change their look and sound to appeal more to the U. But by the time the Dead Boys launched a supporting tour including opening slots for their hero Iggy Pop in the U. Lewd gestures and profanity were the norm. Despite receiving a fair amount of coverage in the rock music press, punk was still misunderstood by most rock fans in the U.

Sire Records pressured the group to

On more than one occasion, lead singer Stiv Bators slashed his stomach with his mic stand. While he was recovering in the hospital a benefit was held for him, at which the Dead Boys performed without him, with John Belushi filling in for him on drums. The recordings were released as Rocket Redux. To exact revenge on the label, Bators purposely sang off mic and the resulting recording was unusable. Such antics reportedly discouraged the development of a mainstream rock following despite the relative breadth of their material beyond pure punk.

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