KID SHIRT

Friday, May 15, 2009

THOR JAM

The 2000th Kid Shirt post is a tribute to Old Skool Metal dude Thor.

I confess I'm curious to hear some of his early stuff as it was influenced by early 70's UK Glam. He was also tangentially alligned w/ the rockier edge of US Punk: covering "Search and Destroy" in a post-Dictators' style before finding a nice schlocky side-show Soft Metal niche in the 80's.

First up, Thor bends a metal bar with his teeth while his guitarist endulges in some serious fretwankery:



From 1977, the classic "Keep The Dogs Away":



"We Live To Rock!" (oh, yes, we surely do!):