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Sweet Madness / Next Exit

Sweet Madness / Next Exit
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Sweet Madness was an art-punk band based in Spokane, Washington, from 1979-1981. Members of Sweet Madness later relocated to Seattle, changing their name to Next Exit in the process. Later still, they became Variant Cause and Koo Dot Tah, who were active in the regional music scene in the 80s and early 90s.
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http://www.SweetMadnessBand.com
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Releases on file (4)
Next Exit — Metropolitan West Next Exit — Metropolitan West
(KDT Records LDT-981, 1983, LP)
Next Exit — One Way Ticket - 1981-82 Next Exit — One Way Ticket - 1981-82
(Light in the Attic , 1982/2017, CD)
Sweet Madness — Made in Spokane 1978-1981 Sweet Madness — Made in Spokane 1978-1981
(Light in the Attic SMLP008, 1981/2013, LP)
Sweet Madness — Made in Spokane 1978-1981, Volume 2 Sweet Madness — Made in Spokane 1978-1981, Volume 2
(Light in the Attic SMLP0009, 1981/2015, LP)

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