Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Break Up Your Band - The Essentials #2: The Jesus Lizard - "Goat"



"To steal a pretty intense image from a certain cinematic oil man, The Jesus Lizard slithered out of their mother’s filth. The quartet of David Yow, Duane Denison, David Wm. Sims and Mac McNeilly were the bastard children of Chicago stalwarts Rapeman and Scratch Acid. After the sickening burnout of both those groups in the late 80s, self-destructive Scratch Acid front man David Yow recruited two of his former band mates, dumped a drum machine into the mix and dubbed themselves The Jesus Lizard, sowing the seeds for one of the most cancerous American rock bands of the last quarter century." [Continue Reading]

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