Rich Kids On LSD aka R.K.L.

(1988 – 1989)

Rich Kids On LSD or R.K.L. forms in 1982. In 1987 they release the Rock’n’Roll Nightmare LP on which drummer Richard Anthony Manzullo also plays bassguitar. They get ripped off by Doug Moody/Mystic Records and re-release on Destiny Records from Berlin who also book both Euro tours. They split up in 1989. For more information, please read the interviews in the 2011 release.

Discography
1984 – It’s A Beautiful Feeling! 7” EP (Mystic Records, USA)
1985 – Keep Laughing LP (Mystic Records, USA)
1987 – Rock N Roll Nightmare LP (Alchemy Records, USA)
1988 – Keep Laughing / It’s A Beautiful Feeling! TAPE (Selfreleased, USA)
1988 – Greatest Hits Double Live In Berlin 2xLP (Destiny Records, GER)
1989 – Revenge Is A Beautiful Feeling LP (Destiny Records, GER)
1989 – The Best Of RKL On Mystic Records LP (Mystic Records, USA)
1993 – Rock N Roll Nightmare CD (Epitaph, USA)
2011 – Greatest Hits Live West Berlin 1988 CD (Destiny Records, GER)

Lineup
Richard Anthony Manzullo aka Bomer – drums
Chris Rest – guitar
Barry Ward – guitar
Jason Sears – vocals
Joe Raposo – bass

1988.05.12 Au, Frankfurt GER audio
1988.05.13 Wertheim GER
1988.05.14 Lido, Leuven BEL (+ No Allegiance, Heibel)
1988.05.15 Nanterre FRA (+ No Allegiance, Krull, Purulence) video
1988.05.16 Hannover GER
1988.05.18 Dortmund GER
1988.05.19 Kiel GER
1988.05.20 Odense DEN
1988.05.21 Copenhagen DEN
1988.05.26 Ex, Berlin GER
1988.05.27 Ex, Berlin GER
1988.05.28 Jugendhaus, Geislingen GER
1988.05.29 Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER video
1988.05.30 Culturehall, Vienna AUS (+ Unwanted Youth)
1988.05.31 Provi, Zürich SWI (+ Nickanuke, Unwanted Youth)
1988.06.02 Capolinea 97, San Giorgio Di Piano ITA (+ Unwanted Youth) video
1988.06.03 Centro Sociale Leoncavallo, Milano ITA (+ Unwanted Youth, Animal Rage)
1988.06.05 München GER
1988.06.06 Bourdons, Villingen-Schwenningen GER (+ No Allegiance)
1988.06.07 Bootleg, Augsburg GER
1988.06.09 Parkhof, Alkmaar NL (+ No Allegiance) audio
1988.06.10 Van Hall, Amsterdam NL (+ Jingo De Lunch, No Allegiance)
1988.06.11 Simplon, Groningen NL (+ No Allegiance)
1988.06.12 Goudvishal, Arnhem NL (+ No Allegiance)
1988.06.13 Osnabrück GER
1988.06.16 A.J.Z., Bielefeld GER video
1988.06.17 Wolfsburg GER
1988.06.18 Fabrik, Hamburg GER
1988.06.20 AK47, Düsseldorf GER (+ No Pigs)
1988.06.24 Leuven BEL (+ No Allegiance) (stopped after 3 songs)
1988.06.25 Netwerk, Aalst BEL (+ Atavistic, Squandered Message, Belgian Associality) audio
1988.06.26 The Harp Club, London UK (+ Toxic Reasons, K.G.B., Squandered Message)
1988.07.04 Kaleidoscope, Birmingham UK (+ Napalm Death, Squandered Message)
1988.07.09 Quartier Latin, Berlin GER (+ No Pigs) (released as ‘Greatest Hits’ LP/CD)
1988.07.15 Van Hall, Amsterdam (+ No Pigs, War Dance) video
1988.07.15 Van Hall, Amsterdam (+ No Pigs, War Dance) audio

Lineup
Richard Anthony Manzullo aka Bomer – drums
Chris Rest – guitar
Barry Ward – guitar
Jason Sears – vocals
Joe Raposo – bass
Will Knutella – roadie

1989.04.28 Ex, Berlin GER (+ Happy Hour)
1989.04.29 Culture Club, Ingolstadt GER (+ Ugly Food,  Happy Hour) video
1989.04.30 Bootleg, Augsburg GER (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.01 Rosenheim GER (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.02 Isola Nel Quartiere, Bologna ITA (+ Happy Hour) video
1989.05.03 Centro Sociale Leoncavallo, Milano ITA (+ Unwanted Youth, Animal Rage)
1989.05.04 Torino ITA (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.05 Zürich SWI (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.06 Spielboden, Dornbirn AUS (+ Crowd Of Isolated, Happy Hour) video
1989.05.07 Bad Dürheim GER (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.09 Remise, Göppingen GER (+ Happy Hour)
1989.05.10 Schlauch, Pforzheim GER
1989.05.12 Effenaar, Eindhoven NL (+ Incertitude, Contageous Disease) video
1989.05.12 Effenaar, Eindhoven NL (+ Incertitude, Contageous Disease) audio
1989.05.13 Goudvishal, Arnhem NL (+ Sanitary Towel)
1989.05.14 Melkweg, Amsterdam NL (+ Iron Fist)
1989.05.15 Parkhof, Alkmaar NL (+ Toy Factory)
1989.05.16 Van Hall, Amsterdam NL
1989.05.17 Metropool, Hengelo NL
1989.05.18 A.J.Z., Bielefeld GER
1989.05.19 Hannover GER (+ Squandered Message)
1989.05.20 Bremen GER (+ Squandered Message)
1989.05.21 Osnabrück GER (+ Squandered Message)
1989.05.22 Fabrik, Hamburg GER (+ Squandered Message)
1989.05.23 Blitz, Oslo NOR (+ Squandered Message)
1989.05.26 Ungdomshuset, Copenhagen DEN (+ Happy Hour, Squandered Message)
1989.05.28 Berlin GER

@ Lido, Leuven BEL 14.05.1988
@ A.J.Z., Homburg GER 1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Villa Roller, Waiblingen GER 29.05.1988
@ Leoncavallo, Milano ITA 03.05.1989 Enrico Salvini)
@ Wertheim GER 13.05.1988
@ Wertheim GER 13.05.1988
@ Wertheim GER 13.05.1988
@ Wertheim GER 13.05.1988
@ Wertheim GER 13.05.1988
@ Bad Dürheim GER 1989.05.07 Tom Münch)
@ Bad Dürheim GER 1989.05.07 Tom Münch)
@ Bad Dürheim GER 1989.05.07 Tom Münch)
@ Fabrik, Hamburg GER 22.05.1989 Thomas Koch)
@ Fabrik, Hamburg GER 22.05.1989 Thomas Koch)
R.K.L.-Zap-3-Interview-jpg-comp