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MC5: Kick Out The Jams

Charles Shaar Murray, Q, January 1992

DETROIT'S ECLECTIC, MILITANT-HIPPY combo MC5 were the ultimate in late '60s punkadelia. Though they never sold any significant quantity of records, the influence of their revved-up kamikaze guitars is writ large over both punk and heavy metal.

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