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Darby Crash

Biography

Co-founder from the punk music group The Bacteria, the group which has released singles want “Forming.” He was raised coping with his mom, who was simply verbally abusive to him. He wiped out himself by intentionally overdosing on heroin, 1 day before John Lennon was wiped out. His older sibling died of the medication overdose when he was extremely youthful. He was portrayed by Shane Western in the film WHAT WE SHOULD Do is Key.

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Full Name Darby Crash
Date Of Birth September 26, 1958
Died December 7, 1980, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Profession Punk Singer
Education University High School
Nationality American
Parents William Björklund
Music Groups Germs
Movies The Decline of Western Civilization
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 Lead singer for the Los Angeles punk band The Germs (1976-1980), featured in the film "Decline of Western Civilization 1, The (1980)". Crash's sole album recorded during his life was Germs(GI) (1979), produced by friend of the band Joan Jett. The Germs also recorded music for "Cruising (1980), " although only one would apear in the film and the rest would not be released until a decade after Crash's death. Crash was know for his erratic behavior on stage, including: sparking food fights between the audience and band, breaking bottles on his head, and even leaving the stage in the middle of a set for a heroin fix. The Germs were originally to appear in the film "Cheech and Chong's Up in Smoke, " but were the only band not to pass the audition. Crash would die 23 hours before John Lennon was shot to death in New York City.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game writer: "Lexicon Devil"
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession 2004 TV Movie documentary writer: "Manimal"
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 2004 Video Game writer: "Lexicon Devil"
Suburbia 1983 writer: "No God"
Cruising 1980 writer: "Lions Share"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock 'n' Roll High School 1979 Audience Member in White Jacket (uncredited)

Music Department

Music Department

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Todo lo que no quiero 2016

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Decline of Western Civilization 1981 Documentary Lead Singer, The Germs

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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Rage: 20 Years of Punk Rock West Coast Style 2001 Documentary Himself

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