The Dictators Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1974 (1974)–present

The Dictators are an American punk rock band from New York City. In 1975, they released their first album, 'The Dictators Go Girl Crazy', making them the first NYC punk band to release an album on a major label.

Their infectious version of "California Sun" got a huge response. They are considered, to this day, very influential in the genre's development. The Dictators are represented in the "Punk Wing" of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

Steven Van Zandt called them,"The connective tissue between the eras of the MC5, The Stooges, the New York Dolls, and the punk explosion of the mid to late 70's."DiscographyThe Dictators Go Girl Crazy (1975)Manifest Destiny (1977)Bloodbrothers (1978)Fuck 'Em If They Can't Take a Joke (ROIR, 1981)The Dictators Live, New York, New York (ROIR, 1998)D.

F.F.D. (2001)Viva Dictators (2005)Every Day Is Saturday (2007)


The Dictators performs hard rock, punk rock, punk, cover music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book The Dictators for your event, Please Contact. The Dictators has more than 80.3K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are   . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling The Dictators for an upcoming event.

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