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10.15.2014 | 9 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's been nearly three years since Milwaukee's Head On Electric released their last record, Sleep Slaughter Sheep, a fitfully scorching album of grunge-kicked garage-punk, and there's still no target date for a formal follow-up. Last month the band posted something that should help ease the wait a bit, however: a nine-song set called Daddy's Home that's too unfinished to be considered an official ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
 While they get plenty of hype, people seem to find a lot of reasons to dismiss Wavves—the grungy California garage outfit led by Nathan Williams—portraying them as drunken louts whose rapid rise to notoriety must
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Book Review

Seattle was all the rage for a few years in the early '90s-until Kurt Cobain killed himself and people realized that most of the "grunge" acts signed in the wake of Nirvana's success sucked. Sonic Boom: The History of Northwest Rock, from "Louie Louie" to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Backbeat Books) is a reminder that grunge wasn't the region's first contribution to rock'n'roll...
01.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In the last two years I've interviewed a trio of grunge veterans�Chris Cornell, Gavin Rossdale and Scott Weiland�and all three struck me as sad, albeit in different ways. Chris Cornell was friendly, open and chatty, and also remarkably defensive. Unprompted, he floated an absurd theory about why the reception was so cold to his crappy 2007 solo album, a scattershot set of overproduced s...

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