Louis Jacinto Photo Column—The Snappers

During a crucial period in Los Angeles when the Masque was shut down by the fire department and the established venues were still not booking punk bands, Asco would invite bands to play at their art openings. At the 1978 Asco show GRONKPATSSIPARTY in LACE Gallery downtown The Snappers—Gerardo Velasquez, Mike Ochoa, Robert Becerra, and drummer Jessie—performed.