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Over the Hill and Far Away

Still Crazy Directed by Brian Gibson By Rick Mosher The brilliant satire This Is Spinal Tap took the stuffing out of cock rock’s codpiece with such a vengeance that even now, 15 years later, every filmmaker who dares approach the subject faces the same harsh choice: make the next Spinal Tap or make the movie […]

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Metal Fatigue

Metallica Load (Elektra) By Rick Mosher Metallica has always been something of a problem. They’re loud, ugly, and probably armed. Their lyrics, the ones you can decipher, stink. They’re filthy rich and ludicrously popular, worshiped by hordes of white punks on dope. On the other hand, they’ve been responsible for some of the most soul-stirring […]