JELLO BIAFRA Celebrates 50th Birthday, Debuts New Band; Video Available

DEAD KENNEDYS legend Jello Biafra celebrated his 50th birthday (and the 30th anniversary of DEAD KENNEDYS) by debuting his new band, AXIS OF EVILDOERS, via a pair of performances on June 16-17 at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, California.

A two-and-a-half-minute video report on the shows including brand new interview footage with Biafra can be viewed at NBC11.com.

Joining Biafra in the new group are Ralph Spight (VICTIMS FAMILY, FREAK ACCIDENT, HELLWORMS) on guitar, Billy Gould (FAITH NO MORE, BRUJERIA, Kool Arrow Records) on bass, and Jon Weiss (SHARKBAIT, HORSEY, TONNAGE) on drums.

Fan-filmed video footage of the performances can be viewed below.

June 17, 2008 (clip uploaded by YouTube user "eplouie"):

June 16, 2008 (clip uploaded by YouTube user "walkingstick79"):

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