Carlos Codona, better known by his stage name 6025, was the rhythm guitarist for the American hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys, from June 1978 to March 1979. Due to his short tenure in the band and avoidance of the public eye since, very little is known about him, and he is most well-known for the mysteries surrounding his departure from the band. ...more on Wikipedia about "6025"
D.H. Peligro (b. 1960, Saint Louis, Missouri, real name Darren Henley) was the drummer for the classic punk band Dead Kennedys from February 1981 until their breakup in December 1986. He reunited with the DKs in 2001 during their reformation without former frontman Biafra. He drums on the albums Plastic Surgery Disasters, Frankenchrist, and Bedtime for Democracy. The name Peligro means "Danger" in Spanish. His drumming can also be heard on the EP In God We Trust, Inc. and the singles/rarities collection, Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death. He has also drummed with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nailbomb, Feederz and SSI. Peligro is one of the former members that filed criminal complaints against former frontman Jello Biafra, accusing Biafra of withholding royalties and creative privilege to license Dead Kennedys songs. ...more on Wikipedia about "D.H. Peligro"
The Dead Kennedys were a punk rock band from San Francisco, California. Attacking assumptions of the political left and right with humor, their music mixed the more experimental elements of English punk with the energy of the American punk scene. Lead singer Jello Biafra was also responsible for releasing many other punk and alternative bands on his Alternative Tentacles record label. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dead Kennedys"
Raymond Pepperell, Jr., better known as East Bay Ray, was the lead guitarist for the well known West Coast punk band Dead Kennedys. Next to Jello Biafra's manic warble, East Bay Ray's tinny surf-inspired spastic guitar work was one of the defining factors of the music of the Dead Kennedys, and by extension, of the "second wave" of American punk. ...more on Wikipedia about "East Bay Ray"
Eric Reed Boucher (born June 17, 1958), better known by the stage name Jello Biafra, is an American punk rock musician and political activist best known as the former lead singer of the Dead Kennedys. In the wake of the band's disbandment, he has become a solo musician and spoken word artist. In his political life, he is an active member of the Green Party and has participated in activism relating to his progressive political beliefs. He is a self-proclaimed anarchist (though not a promoter of anarchy), and advocates civil disobedience and pranksterism in the name of political change. Biafra himself has been known to use absurdist media tactics in the tradition of the Yippies to highlight issues of civil rights, social justice, and anti- corporatism. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jello Biafra"
Geoffrey Lyall, better known as Klaus Flouride, was best known as the bassist for the San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys from the group's inception in June 1978 until the band's breakup in December 1986, although he also produced four solo albums (to little fanfare) during 1980s and 1990s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Klaus Flouride"
The Lost Tapes is VHS/ DVD of the Dead Kennedys' first recording session of their EP, In God We Trust Inc.. It was released in July 2003. The session was filmed in June 1981 by Eric Goodfield for a part of a punk documentary he was making. When the DKs went to master the tape it started to peel and deteriorate, so they had to record it again (that session took place in August and was used for the EP). The tape was in Goodfield's collection until the DKs asked him if he would released as part of their 25th anniversary. It includes live versions of all the songs except "Hyperactive Child", for which no live footage could be found. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Lost Tapes (Dead Kennedys)" The view on www.shortopedia.com. Dead_Kennedys
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