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More infatuated using the picture of pop music than its audio, B.A.L.L. attempt to satirize bloated ’70s rock and roll in every of its glory. And it wasn’t Dark Aspect of the Moon which was their focus on; it had been George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh, in addition to T. Rex and Bob Dylan. The cover of the second album, Parrot, lampooned the Beatles’ “butcher cover” for Last night and Today. And in addition, B.A.L.L. highlighted two superstars from the American indie underground — ex-Shockabilly guitarist Kramer, and previous Fifty percent Japanese and Velvet Monkeys guitarist Don Fleming. With their two drummers, David Licht (also of Shockabilly) and Jay Spiegel (also of Fifty percent Japanese), the music group cranked out four albums of generating guitars soaking in distortion using a relentless defeat. After their last record in 1990, the group divide with Kramer seeking production work with his Shimmy Disk record label among various other side tasks like Bongwater; Fleming became an extremely regarded record manufacturer (Sonic Youngsters, the Posies, Alice Cooper) and produced another music group, Gumball.

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