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Meat Puppets

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Meat Puppets: Meat Puppets (SST/Thermidor)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 4 September 1982

PHOENIX, ARIZONA may or may not be the baking asshole of the universe, but one thing is certain: music of this almost otherworldly nature could ...

Meat Puppets: Meat Puppets II (SST)

Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 5 May 1984

WHAT I know abot ol' time country music could be written on the back of a gnat's fart, but I ain't so pixillated (yes you ...

Punk Lives: The Minutemen, Meat Puppets and SST Records

Report and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 18 July 1985

They don't sound like the Ramones, and they don't look like the Sex Pistols, but bands like Hüsker Dü, the Minutemen and the Meat Puppets ...

Meat Puppets: Mirage (SST)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 19 April 1987


Meat Puppets: Mirage (SST)

Review by Chuck Eddy, Spin, June 1987

EVERYBODY ALWAYS SAYS Arizona's Meat Puppets sound like they're on drugs, but I wouldn't know about that kinda thing. To me, they just sound like ...

Call of the Wild: Meat Puppets

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Option, January 1988

IT AIN'T THE MEAT, as they say, it's the motion, and believe me, nothing beats a handful of animated hamburger racing around on your plate ...

Meat Puppets: Huevos/Divine Horsemen: Snake Handler (both SST)

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, April 1988

IF THERE'S ANY doubt that the balance has shifted in the bi-coastal rock community – in terms of talent, excitement, commitment, energy, etc. – from ...

Meat Puppets: Meat Is Murmur

Interview by Terry Staunton, New Musical Express, 18 January 1992

Darlings of the critics for more than a decade, the MEAT PUPPETS have finally signed to a major and made their "first" album. A battered ...

SST Records: Lawyers, Punks and Money

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 15 April 1993

SST Records' battle of writs and wills against former acts ...

Meat Puppets: High Time

Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 19 May 1994

MEAT PUPPETS make bong rock for now people ...

Nirvana: Unplugged In New York (Geffen/All formats)

Review by John Harris, New Musical Express, 29 October 1994


When Kurt Met Curt: Meat Puppets

Report and Interview by Simon Reynolds, MOJO, January 1995

IF YOU WANT TO know why Meat Puppets touched Kurt Cobain so deeply that he covered not one but three of their songs for Unplugged ...

Meat Puppets: Swimming In A Lake Of Fire

Retrospective and Interview by Steve Roeser, Goldmine, 28 April 1995

"Where do bad folks go when they die?They don't go to heaven where the angels flyThey go down to the lake of fire and fry ...

Meat Puppets Saved By Show Biz

Profile and Interview by Mark Kemp, Option, July 1995

IT WAS LIKE A MIRAGE. The Meat Puppets ambled onstage at the KROQ Christmas Party last December, and nearly every member of the largely teenaged ...

Arizona Dreams: The Parallel World of the Meat Puppets

Interview by Dave DiMartino, Musician, November 1995

FLASHBACK, 1994: It's mid-morning in Vancouver, and the sun shines brightly over the crisp, clear October sky. Not that you'd notice, if you were Curt ...

Meat Puppets II

Retrospective by Joe Carducci, The New Vulgate, 2008

Author's note: All Tomorrow's Parties had the Meat Puppets playing their second album in 2008, and I was asked to write about that album for ...


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