LIX
Random Shots Of A Real Rock-N-Roll Band In The 1980's
LIX toured incessantly during the 1980's playing 6 to 7 nights a week EVERY week.
We even played on Christmas as I remember having to drive 5 hours to see my family
on Christmas and then drive back in time to play that night. To put that in perspective:
I played with The Oath for a little over 5 years. But we averaged 2 nights a week playing.
To spend that same amount of time onstage in the Oath that I did with LIX between 1983 and 1987
I would have had to play every weekend with the Oath for 14 years!!! We literally lived together
in LIX because we were ALWAYS on the road!
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LIX ONSTAGE IN 1984
Kirk Richards with his shirt off playing the white Kramer guitar, Steve Deitrich playing bass,
Steve Forst on drums, Clay Rigdon with his "skunk" hairdo on keyboards, and yes that's me
Robbie Boyette during my "Billy Idol" era with short bleached hair singing.

 
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From left to right: Clay Rigdon, Steve Deitrich, Kirk Richards, Robbie Boyette
in a hotel room in 1984
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Steve "Einstein" Deitrich onstage in early 1985

 

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Steve Deitrich and Steve Forst onstage
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Clay Rigdon fronting a song alongside Dennis Stevenson in late 1985. Dennis is the best bassist that I ever worked with! Just a tremendous monster player.
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Robbie Boyette fronting the band while Dennis Stevenson holds down the bottom end.
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Left To Right: Clay Rigdon on Robbie's BC Rich Warlock, Robbie Boyette fronting the band, and Dennis Stevenson on bass guitar.
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Steve Forst in 1985
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Robbie Boyette fronting the band while Clay Rigdon plays guitar in 1986
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Clay Rigdon  on timbales as part of a "duet" during a tremendous drum solo routine that was incredibly entertaining and included the two of them donning hard hats and playing each others heads!!!!
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Our soundman Bob Bludau
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The incredibly talented Clay Rigdon fronting the band with his partner in crime Robbie Boyette laying down the guitar in late 1985.
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From left: Clay Rigdon on guitar, Robbie Boyette singing, and Dennis Stevenson on bass guitar
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Robbie Boyette picking a guitar to play...BC Rich Warlock, Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top, or Cherry Sunburst Les Paul Pro...decisions, decisions!
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Clay Rigdon playing guitar while Robbie Boyette fronts the band
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A view "from above" of Clay Rigdon playing keyboards in 1986
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Robbie Boyette