THUNDERBOLT PATTERSON- The LP Is Dead CD. Get ready Thunderbolt Patterson of the legendary NYC group The Dictators is back. ‘The LP Is Dead’ marks Thunderbolt Patterson's debut as a lead vocalist, while also laying down the rocking drum tracks he's known for. Thunderbolt Patterson is no less than a household name in the NYC punk rock scene, having played a main role in The Dictators and Manitoba's Wild Kingdom careers, yet having also played with everyone from Lemmy Kilmiester to Joey Ramone, and currently playing with Richard Lloyd of Television. "The LP Is Dead" is Patterson's first solo album, comprised of 11 original pure powerpop-punk gems that bleed the best of the Dictators/Heartbreakers NYC sound, composed and produced by the man himself.