Old Mexico

Old Mexico
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A Mexican bandito by the name of Juaquin Murrieta came to America in the mid-19th century for the California Gold Rush. His family was raped and pillaged by a group

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey
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Just after Le Tigre finished recording their new album, and days before hearing news that their upcoming tour dates with Lollapalooza and Sonic Youth had been cancelled, I called lead

September Feature Band: Strangers

September Feature Band: Strangers
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One minute Strangers’ music will sound like the 70s hard-driving rock n’ roll, and then will move to a number which could have been influenced by The English Beat. This diversity keeps their music interesting. … read more

August Feature Band: Slaughterchrist

August Feature Band: Slaughterchrist
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The Slaughterchrist boys are heavy. They make Metallica look like little old ladies driving to church. Check out this interview with them from 1990. … read more

Interview: Ramones

Interview: Ramones
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The Ramones are frequently called the fathers of punk and claim to be influential in the speedmetal scene. Check out this interview with the lead singer Joey Ramone. … read more

Interview: Savatage

Interview: Savatage
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Savatage, one of the best heavy, almost speed-metal, bands, played at Rafters on Wednesday night. Before the show, I spoke with the lead singer, Jon Oliva. … read more

Hate X9 – “An American Band”

Hate X9 – “An American Band”
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Hate X9 (lead singer Shame, guitarist R.U., bass player Rosta and drummer Danno): “We don’t wanna be rockstars, we just wanna have fun!” … read more

Boxcar Kids: A blend of Salt Lake’s finest egos

Boxcar Kids: A blend of Salt Lake’s finest egos
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Boxcar Kids are most famous for their egos. After 18 months of flack about it, they finally started using it to their advantage. … read more