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Rock Has Nowhere To Go But Up

Metal Mike Saunders, Rag, The, 15 February 1971

AH, IT'S GREAT to be living in these days of "progressive" rock. Or so the record companies, hip record stores, and groups themselves would have us believe. Is it really that great??? A casual survey of the most popular rock artists will reveal that a surprisingly large number of them come under four distinct categories, characterized respectively by lead(en) sludge, pretentious sterility, gutless sterility, and overmannered excess:

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