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Video from Hell (1985)

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In a little over an hour, 'VIDEO FROM HELL' provides a preview of current and projected Honker releases, including 'BABY SNAKES', 'THE TRUE STORY OF 200 MOTELS' and 'UNCLE MEAT' (all 1987 ... See full summary »

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In a little over an hour, 'VIDEO FROM HELL' provides a preview of current and projected Honker releases, including 'BABY SNAKES', 'THE TRUE STORY OF 200 MOTELS' and 'UNCLE MEAT' (all 1987 releases) along with segments of 1988 shows still in preparation ('YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON STAGE ANYMORE'- which will be released after the multi-CD package, 'I NEED YOUR LOVE' - the homespun philosophy of Al Malkin, and 'AN AMERICAN DISSIDENT' - the homespun philosophy of Frank Zappa). Written by Frank Zappa

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Some great bits
15 November 1999 | by (Albuquerque, New Mexico) – See all my reviews

The highlights are Frank's solos on "Stevie's Spanking" and "St. Etienne" and of course, anything Frank says. Some of the early Mothers segments are rather disturbing. Probably the most entertaining segment is his testimony to Congress (highly recommended.)


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