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Wayne County and The Electric Chairs - Storm The Gates Of Heaven


On this date in 1978, Wayne County and The Electric Chairs released their third album, Storm The Gates Of Heaven. It contained the singles, "Trying To Get On The Radio". The New York City punk band was fronted by Georgian born transsexual, Wayne County, and began life as simply The Electric Chairs. When the lead singer's notoriety became even bigger than the band, Wayne's name was prominently out front in the band's name. Supposedly, an operation in 1980 made him "Jayne" County, but he/she has claimed that the equipment was not altered.

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