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Chicago math-rock goofballs Snooze memorialize one of their own with Still

Freewheeling Chicago band Snooze play math rock like they’re trying to be inexplicable. They’re fans of emo, metal, and prog, and though that’s comfortably ordinary in this subgenre, I’d be hard-pressed to think of another such group who’ve opened an EP by segueing quickly from a distorted electronic hodgepodge reminiscent of footwork into a soothing […]

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Lionel Richie can’t slow down

In a story line from 80s comic strip Bloom County, fictional heavy metal band Deathtöngue (whose lead guitarist, the strip’s resident “Ack”-er, Bill the Cat, wears a Twisted Sister wig) try to get a record deal from a big-time record exec, but things grind to a halt when they share the lyrics from their hottest […]