SNAKEFINGER is best known for his guitar work on THE RESIDENTS 13th Anniversary Tour and multiple studio albums as well as his own solo albums released on Ralph Records between 1979 and 1987. Live In Melbourne 1981 features an often forgot about time when Snakefinger had just begun playing live, often under the name "Snakefinger and The Dead Residents" or "Snakefinger and Bast". Songs from his 1979 and 1980 LPs (Chewing Hides The Sound and Greener Postures) are played here as revved up punk songs that crush the studio versions. Liner notes by JELLO BIAFRA, ex-Resident collaborator MISS PEGGY HONEYDEW, and BRIAN POOLE (Renaldo & The Loaf). Cover art by MOLLY HARVEY. Limited edition of 250 copies on 3-sided neon magenta vinyl in a gatefold jacket.