By 1980, my collaborations w/ Skyscrapers guitarist CK Bailey evolved into the formation of The Bats, my initial debut as a full-fledged exotic Rock n' Roll sex symbol. Subsequently, as my new music began to veer away from the predominant Punk/New-Wave influences of that era, Banzai Kik emerged as one of the most original Hard-Rock-Heavy Metal acts in Texas. After opening shows for metal giants like Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, and Ted Nugent, we quickly developed a strong local following and I began to generate a considerable amount of regional press as Texas' most controversial hard-rock performance of the early 80's. Soon thereafter, I relocated to NYC.
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Friday, March 20 at 3:30PM 
Austin Convention Center 
Room 13AB
Music Conference 
Spotlight: 
Deep Roots 
of Rock
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