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I don't get into a lot of what they've done, but there are a couple of albums I enjoy quite a bit. "A Senile Animal" is my favorite recording of theirs, and I also listen to "Bullhead". And they put on one of the best live shows I've seen, that fucking intense dual-drummer action was a physical assault.

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I'm really starting to fall in love with them, I keep listening to them.  '(A) Senile Animal' was brilliant on par with 'Houdini' in my opinion. I can see why people would be put off by them, especially with the experimental stuff. 'The Bride Screamed Murder' is my faviourte, that I've listened to at present. They have a new album out this week, I'm so bloody excited. Here's just a snippet...

 

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I don't get into a lot of what they've done, but there are a couple of albums I enjoy quite a bit. "A Senile Animal" is my favorite recording of theirs, and I also listen to "Bullhead". And they put on one of the best live shows I've seen, that fucking intense dual-drummer action was a physical assault.

I first got into them after seeing them live with that two drummer lineup. I'm still not the biggest fan ever, but I like them.

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9 minutes ago, MacabreEternal said:

I recall trying to get into them once but soon gave up, although the exact reason why escapes me.

I know some diehard fans who like everything they've done, but to me they seem hit and miss. I really do like the previously mentioned "A Senile Animal". It's an odd record. Give it a shot, who knows.

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Hmm. Having seen them live, and thinking about their influence on sludge and grunge, I'd have to disagree with you there, but that's not to say they have anything to offer you. For me it was more a matter of them clicking after I heard them at the right time and place.

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They aren't crap, but they just have no spark.  They strike me as very average, alternative band.

Try some of their older animals. I was just playing Ozma earlier, and my daughters were even getting into it.

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On 04/06/2016 at 0:31 AM, BlutAusNerd said:

Try some of their older animals. I was just playing Ozma earlier, and my daughters were even getting into it.

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I hadn't actually heard that album for, listened to it and I think it's brilliant.

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