By Adam Lovinus
By Lilledeshan Bose
By Gabriel San Roman
By Rachel Mattice
By Stephanie Zacharek
By Daniel Kohn
By Nate Jackson
By Mike Seeley
Leafhound was a shit-rock standard bearer and their Growers of Mushroom (big hit: "Stray") leans Sabbath from Groundhogs slightly toward Blue Cheer. Are you ugly or do you hope to one day be more ugly? Court this reissue out now, evidently on Universal?
And now the complete opposite of X Clan! Playful not-a-racist David Allan Coe necks up his cuntry classics for a tee-hee kind of crowd at the Coach House.
PLUS: Classics crummed up by pop-punk band Me First and the Gimme Gimmes—when they just covered dumb radio chow at NOFX speed, they were everything pop-punk was too embarrassed to admit it wanted, so that was fine. But now they are some screwy 101 Strings act that knows no thematic bounds—newest album sucks the marrow out of Hank Williams and Johnny Cash and that coming out of Fat Mike gives most of aging noodlehead adolescent OC a prostate orgasm. At the HOB.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14
Crazy dad says: "I CARRIED AN M-16 AND YOU . . . YOU CARRY THAT . . . THAT . . . GUITAR! WHO ARE YOU? WHERE DO YOU COME FROM? ARE YOU LISTENING TO ME? WHAT DO YOU WANNA DO WITH YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON?" And Twisted Sister say: "I wanna ROCK!" Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh at the HOB.
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