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Bonus Q&A: The Supersuckers’ Eddie Spaghetti

Supersuckers bassist/front man Eddie Spaghetti is a great interview. I recently wrote a Supersuckers feature for Metro Silicon Valley, and an extended version of that piece is online here. But even that twice-as-long edit left a great deal of our conversation unused. Here are the best bits from the rest. – bk Some people argue

Supersuckers: Still Playing That Killer Rock ‘n’ Roll

Irreverent trio the Supersuckers have made a career out of not being serious. How else to explain a body of work that includes songs like “Pretty Fucked Up,” “Born With a Tail” and “Must’ve Been High”? But the band led by bassist/vocalist Eddie “Spaghetti” Daly is deadly serious about its brand of heavy metal-meets-outlaw country.

Hundred Word Reviews for February 2020

Time for some more quick reviews. All good stuff, all worthy of deeper coverage. And all worth your time if you’re in the mood for some new sounds. Previte / Saft / Cline – Music from the Early 21st Century Bobby Previte is a drummer whose work falls into the avant garde/no wave box. Nels

Hundred-word Reviews, November 2018 Part 2

Here we go: even more hundred-word reviews. All new or recent releases, all worth a listen. RC & the Moonpie Band – All This I love me some rock ‘n’ roll. And I like (and occasionally love) the blues. What I enjoy far less often is the point on the Venn Diagram in which the

The Supersuckers: F-bombs and Devil Horns

Michael Jackson anointed himself King of Pop, so it’s no surprise that other artists would engage in similar hubris. After touring and recording for a few years, the Supersuckers branded themselves as The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World. And who’s to argue? Their mix of raw rock ‘n’ roll (bordering on punk)

Album Mini-review: Supersuckers — Holdin’ the Bag

File Next to: Long Ryders, Jason & the Scorchers, Peter Case If Michael Jackson could hubristically anoint himself King of Pop, it stands to reason that Supersuckers should be allowed to crown themselves the Greatest Rock’n’Roll Band in the World. Though past efforts have found the rowdy trio cranking out hard rock, they’re not a

Short Cuts: July Mini-reviews Part Three

Here are three more shortish reviews, this time all new releases. Randy Jackson – Empathy for the Walrus As a rule, I’m rather wary of tribute albums. More often than not, they’re bereft of original ideas, and too reverent by half. And when they’re not, they seem likely to miss what was/is important about the