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The Dickies w/ Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns & Roses & Thelonious Monster at UCLA - Oct. 31, 1986

We did several gigs and tours with the Chili Peppers. Guns & Roses had just been signed.  I thought RHCP sounded awful in Ackerman Ballroom, which was a very unforgiving, hard-surfaced box.  The Dickies weren't much better at that gig.  Even though GnR are not my cuppa, they had undeniable swagger & charisma.  You could tell they were going to be big.  What amazed me was that I saw Jesus Jones in that same room a year later and they sounded like a record.  It was one of the best shows I ever saw in my life. -- Glen Laughlin / Guitar sporadically from 1982-2001