Label: Whiplash Records - CD-305 • Format: CD Album • Genre: Rock • Style: Glam, Hard Rock, Punk
The Brats were among the earliest offshoot bands from the New York Dolls. The group was organized by Rivets in the early '70s and based in Queens, NY. Rivets was already putting together a band, and had Donovan on board when he chanced to visit the Music Box, a now-legendary record store on Union Turnpike in Queens, where Keith West offered the best in used records, underground U.
A leading exponent of the Flamin' Keep Doin (What Youre Doin) - The Brats - Live At Mothers NYC 1/18/78 Dr. West was also a good singer with a charismatic persona, and soon became part of Rivets ' plan. With David Leeds filling out the fourth spot, they rehearsed in SoHo then a newly opened industrial-cum-residential part of Manhattan and moved into Bleecker Street, where their early rehearsals and gigs had them brushing up against a pre-fame Kiss.
Their sound was a punchy brand of glam rock, somewhat similar to the New York Dolls for whom they opened at their first gig and they were also heavily influenced by the Kinksthe Yardbirdsand the early Rolling Stones. Their My Time Is Expensive - Guitar Slim* - Atco Sessions of originals and covers of the latter bands' repertory attracted a fair amount of attention at venues such as Max's Kansas City, and they earned the imprimatur of no less a figure than Alice Cooper who, so it is said, came up with the group's name -- they wrote a song for him, in turn, entitled "I'm So Cruel.
They lasted into the punk era, which they may have helped herald, and may have been an influence on the Ramones ; it was rumored for years that the latter group's "Beat on the Brat" was a reference to the rival group. One night at a show, in an incident that recalled the appearance of the Who on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, the explosives they used to punctuate their stage act singed or worse some audience members, which earned them coverage in the local tabloids of the time.
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