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10 Nu-Metal Albums You Need to Own

10 Nu-Metal Albums You Need to Own

With the exception of ’80s glam, no hard-rock subgenre has been more critically reviled–or found more chart success–than the nu-metal that dominated the airwaves during our most recent millennial shift. Fusing Nirvana’s trademark dynamics with influences from rap and electronic rock, nu-metal was brash, funky, and free of the hand-wringing guilt that kept flannel’s most […]

Interview: Former Black Flag Member Chuck Dukowski and Oxbow’s Eugene Robinson Talk Black Face

Interview: Former Black Flag Member Chuck Dukowski and Oxbow’s Eugene Robinson Talk Black Face

Today, Chuck Dukowski leads the bent alt-rock unit Chuck Dukowski Sextet (a.k.a. CD6), but to punk fans, he will forever be known as the visceral, animalistic bass player and songwriter behind Black Flag’s seminal first five years. “My War”? Yep, Dukowski wrote it. “Spray Paint” and “I’ve Heard It Before”? Both flowed from the bassist’s […]