Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Turbonegro - Ass Cobra (1996)
These guys saved rock n' roll all on their own. Props on the parody of The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album cover.
"Ass Cobra featured a move towards mid-70's punk & glam territory - in the spirit of proto punk pioneers á la The Dictators, The Ramones or late Iggy & The Stooges - plus a bit of New York Dolls' travesty thrown in. Ass Cobra paves the way harshly, with a sinister wash of cymbals, loud guitars and articulate riffs — think Poison Idea meets Alice Cooper. It is here, also, where Turbonegro developed their signature look: sailor caps, denim from head to toe, mustaches all around, and decidedly butch homoerotic accoutrements."
Here's a link to the Turbojugend San Juan chapter to whom three of this blog's posters belong to: www.myspace.com/turbojugend_sanjuanpr
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