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Hairy metal
Horrible music that I like
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Horrible music that I dislike
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Alice Cooper – Trash
by Cosmo Lee
Yesterday's post made me revisit Alice Cooper's Trash (Epic, 1989) for the first time in over 15 years. It was the first tape I ever bought for the sole purpose of shocking my mother with the cover. (It worked. I also remember feeling that the inside artwork in Appetite for …
Metal dance remixes
by Cosmo Lee
The music at my gym is mostly horrible Hi-NRG dance fare. I have made multiple complaints, to little avail. As a result, I have probably been subjected to more dance versions of pop songs than any other human alive, including "Total Eclipse of the Heart," Johnny Cash's "…
Van Halen – Self-Titled
Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of Van Halen's debut. I'm reading Everybody Wants Some, Ian Christe's fine biography of the band, and I've had fun revisiting the old records (that is, until the Sammy Hagar era; 5150 is fucking repulsive)...
Skid Row – Self-Titled
Andrew at Aversionline has long banged on about the awesomeness of the first two Skid Row records. While in the back of my mind I've known he's probably right, it's been over 15 years since I heard those songs. Recently, though, I had occasion to revisit them while reviewing the new…
Name that hair metal band
EW.com has a cheeky photo quiz up - "Name that hair metal band." I'm somewhat embarrassed to say that I got a perfect score. I guess all that time spent reading Circus and Hit Parader in grocery stores as a child wasn't for nothing.