Jon Kinzler

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  • 20 years ago | Music News

    Various artists From Dusk Till Dawn (Epic) Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's stab at a vampire thriller turned out to be a wobbly stake in the heart, but the setting of its gore-fest finale--a cavernous, border-town bordello called the "Titty Twister"...

  • 20 years ago | Music News

    Club Congress in Tucson is an intimate room with good acoustics that books important bands on a regular basis. For example, the Congress was one of the few places in the U.S. last year where Frank Black played before he went into the studio to rec...

  • 20 years ago | Music News

    AC/DC Ballbreaker (AC/DC) AC/DC albums are about as interchangeable as Heinz Ketchup bottles on your grocer's shelf, but you'd notice a quality-control problem right away if Heinz started making its condiment with the smelliest, most bruised tomat...

  • 20 years ago | Music News

    Ian MacKaye is a man who likes to get to the point, so here it is: MacKaye was one of the primary architects of punk rock in America. The British invasion pulled stateside rock 'n' roll out of a creative morass in the early '60s. MacKaye--son of a...

  • 20 years ago | Music News

    Alice in Chains Alice in Chains (Columbia) Alice in Chains' new, eponymous album would make a perfect soundtrack to one of Hieronymous Bosch's paintings of hell--it's a claustrophobic, harrowing piece of work that is conversely beautiful and uplif...

  • 20 years ago | Music News

    The Slims Slow Road to Hell (Mainliner Music) Slims drummer Scott Seymann sports a "London Calling" tee shirt in this CD's insert photo. That's tres cool, but the Clash is light-years from the Slims' stripped-down, medium-tempo fare, which more ea...