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Dead Kennedys Are Coming to Tempe (Sans Jello)

Seeing the Dead Kennedys without Jello Biafra is kind of like seeing the reformed Misfits -- it's just not quite the same when it's only Jerry Only, but that's better than nothing, right? Or is it?

Jello hasn't performed with the Kennedys since the band's split in 1986, but the band's been at it anyway, recruiting three different singers while Biafra has focused on a spoken-word career, politics, hanging out with The Melvins, and ongoing drama with his former bandmates.

A Jello-free Dead Kennedys is scheduled to perform at Saturday, September 22, at Marquee Theatre in Tempe.

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