In late October, we introduced The 10 Most Influential Punk Records of Arizona. Over the next few weeks, we will reveal how we've ranked each record, and we will take an in-depth look at the people and circumstance behind each album's creation.
When I was a young'un, we would often say, "I'm in rag doll city" when we were hungry. This was short for "I'm so hungry I could eat the crotch out of a rag doll through a park bench."
That sort of rolls off the tongue the same way Teenage Enema Nurses in Bondage does, right? The legendarily named first seven-inch EP (33 rpm, no less, and not a 45 rpm) from Killer Pussy is easily one of the 10 most influential Arizona punk rock records and it rolls in at number nine on my list.
Though some might say the 1982 album is not very punk rock. I disagree. This slab of vinyl oozes punk attitude, right down to the cover photo of lead vocalist Lucy LaMode, in what probably was one of the original sexy enema nurse outfits and looking as though she put the "b" in terminal boredom.More »