Once he had cleaned himself up he formed a group around singer billy g. bang! (another addict), bassist Dave Tregunna and drummer Paul Garisto (a New Yorker who had played with Iggy Pop among others). The band was a headache for their label as stories of rampant drug use and fistfights with their producer abounded. However the debut album did get finished and released in 1992 with the first single being a remake of Cherry Bombz' minor hit "House Of Ecstasy".
Promotion for the album stated, "if you scrapped all the dirt away, you wouldn't have anything left." One time Dogs D'amour guitarist Jo Almeida joined the group when they hit the road. But sales were poor and despite releasing a sleaze metal classic they split apart and called it a day. Bang! resurfaced in the Slumlords as billy dragon while McCoy continues to record as a solo artist, or show up where least expected. Read more on Last.fm.
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