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Merle Allin (second from left) with the Murder Junkies in Germany, 2008
|Birth name||Merle Colby Allin, Jr.|
|Born||September 1, 1953 (age 64)|
|Instruments||Bass, vocals, guitar|
|Associated acts||Thrills, Malpractice, The AIDS Brigade, The Murder Junkies|
Allin played bass for three main groups that featured GG Allin: Malpractice, The AIDS Brigade and The Murder Junkies. He currently continues the Murder Junkies, his brother's last backing band, with original drummer Donald ("Dino Sex") Sachs, and a varying line-up of younger members.
Allin was also bass player in late 70's Boston punk group Thrills (a.k.a. City Thrills), who released several singles and were the subject of a later CD discography. He subsequently joined the band Cheater Slicks, and played bass guitar on their debut album, "On Your Knees".
In 2016, director Sami Saif began working on a documentary film depicting the lives of Merle Allin and his mother Arleta – subsequent to the demise of their famous relative GG. The completed film has not yet appeared.
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