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  • 7 years ago

    The Meat Puppets' improbable gold album, 1994's Too High to Die, has a title both accurate and true. The band's main men are brothers Cris and Curt Kirkwood, who began playing punk in the '70s, turned hardcore in the early '80s and landed a deal w...

  • 9 years ago

    Ministry main man Al Jourgensen launched the electro-rock sex machine Revolting Cocks in 1983, as a trio whose lineup included Front 242's Richard 23. As Ministry fixated on metallic guitars, the Cocks concentrated on keyboards and twisted dance b...

  • 9 years ago

    In a spoken-word bit, Henry Rollins tells a story about being on a plane whose takeoff has been delayed due to the last-minute arrival of some VIP passengers. The door opens, and in wafts the smell of whiskey and leather, followed by its source: M...

  • 10 years ago

    Cartoon Network's Metalocalypse series launched in 2006 with a simple but esoteric premise: What if the planet's most popular band was an extreme-metal group that actually lived in a world filled with the guts and gore that the genre's musicians (...

  • 10 years ago

    Maybe, maybe, maybe there's a small chance you haven't heard of Northern State, the N.Y.C. white girls who are, bar none, the indie world's top all-female rap crew — if only by default. Sure, their early stuff was a little creaky. But their ...

  • 10 years ago

    Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor makes the most of his recent hard-won freedom on the two-disc, all-instrumental Ghosts I-IV. It's the kind of record Interscope probably wouldn't have allowed Reznor to release when he was under contract &mdas...


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