Milwaukee-born satirist Will Durst has weighed in on the fractured state
of the country for The New York Times,
NPR and CNN, though his soapbox of choice is the Internet, where he posts
regular commentary to
“We’re a filthy, charming, lovable band,” Christopher Roberts, drummer
for Milwaukee trio Heavy Hand, explains bluntly. “A lot of our lyrics are dirty
as shit and we swear in our songs. They’re not radio-friendly, for the most
Milwaukee's Heavy Hand shares a couple of members with The Scarring Party, but the group's melodic noise-rock and ripping Nation of Ulysses/Rocket From the Crypt-style rock 'n' roll is worlds removed from The Scarring Party creaky, creepy old-time music. The trio has been tearing up stages across the city for the better part of the year, and now they have a record to show for it. This week they po...