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Roky Erickson and The Aliens - Creature With The Atom Brain


On this date in 1980, Roky Erickson and The Aliens released their debut single, "Creature With The Atom Brain". It was backed by "The Wind And More". The A side appeared on their self-titled debut cassette album as well as their second album, The Evil One. The B side was also on their second album. Roky Erickson had formerly been with 1960's band 13th Floor Elevators. This band was geared towards horror punk. The Austin, Texas native collaborated often with Texas punk band The Nervebreakers. Mental health issues have plagued Roky Erickson for years but he resurfaces now and then.

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