Teenage Jesus and The Jerks

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The 17-year-old Lydia Lunch (Lydia Koch, 1959, Rochester, New York, USA) formed Teenage Jesus And The Jerks in the UK during 1976 to channel her feelings of contempt towards a complacent music industry, but almost immediately clashed with founder members James Chance (aka James White) and Reck, both of whom left before any recordings were completed. Chance later formed the Contortions, while Reck went on to front one of Japan’s most successful punk acts, Friction. Lunch’s distraught... Read more