Plasmatics were an American punk rock and heavy metal band formed by Rod Swenson and Wendy O. Williams in New York City in 1977. They were a controversial group known for their wild live shows that broke countless taboos. In addition to chainsawing guitars, blowing up speaker cabinets, and sledgehammering television sets, *Wendy O. Williams* and the Plasmatics even blew up automobiles live on stage.
Despite their shocking antics, Plasmatics gained a loyal following with their unique blend of punk and metal music. Their energetic performances captivated audiences worldwide, leaving a lasting impact on the music scene.
In 1981, *Wendy O. Williams* was arrested in Milwaukee by the local police on charges of public indecency - a testament to the band's rebellious nature and refusal to conform to societal norms.