Mau Mau's:  Scorched Earth Policies: Then & Now
  • Mau Mau's:  Scorched Earth Policies: Then & Now
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 RIYL: Sex Pistols, Rolling Stones, Iggy & the Stooges.  The first (and only) full release by the notorious band that was one of the original “Masque” Los Angeles punk bands of the 1970’s.  Full color lp innersleeve includes an extensive history of the band.  Robbie Krieger of the Doors produced and plays lead guitar on the 1983 tracks. The 2011 tracks were produced by punk legend Geza X.  Singer Rick Wilder’s notoriety has been compared to Johnny Thunders, Sid Vicious and Darby Crash. His first band the Berlin Brats released “Believe It Or Rot: 1973-1976” (RBR 714) in 2010.  This 1981 line up of the Mau Maus (feat. Rick Wilder, Cramps bassist Scott “Chopper” Franklin, Mike Livingston and ex LA Guns vocalist Paul “Black” Mars on drums) has reformed and performs regularly.

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