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Old 08-18-2013, 05:20 PM
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Hostile Ambient Takeover
Released on April 15th, 2002
Label: Ipecac

Line-up:
Dale Crover – drums, vocals, keyboards
Kevin Rutmanis – bass. Slide bass
King Buzzo – vocals, guitar
Sir David Scott Stone – thunder sheet, electric wire
Toshi Kasai - keyboards
Adam Jones - virus

1. -
2. Black Stooges
3. Dr. Geek
4. Little Judas Chongo
5. The Fool, the Meddling Idiot
6. The Brain Center at Whipples
7. Foaming
8. The Anti-Vermin Seed

This album is okay, just okay. I still had a pretty sour taste in my mouth from that Fantomas+Melvins album that had come out two weeks earlier but I thought maybe it was just one misstep. Black Stooges is good for the first half but starts falling apart and ends pretty anti-climactically. The Fool, the Meddling Idiot is really good and has one of my favorite song titles ever. And the Anti-Vermin Seed is a song that you just don’t want to fuck with. But two and a half songs can't save a sub-par album. The rest is pretty boring, standard hard rock. Nothing exciting. This was also the album where I started to notice how fucking terrible Mackie Osborne's artwork is.
Favorite Song: the Anti-Vermin Seed
Rating: 2 out of 5
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