They were among the first punks to go Americana. Like the Blasters dipped in acid and sun-baked by the Arizona heat, the Meat Puppets play cosmic country and blues ranging from ambling psych-singed instrumentals to effervescing folk jangle led by Curt Kirkwood’s warbling baritone. While their first album primarily favored hardcore punk, they quickly abandoned that approach for their signature cow-psych boogie authoring a trio of absolute classic albums in the mid ‘80s. The approbation of Kurt Cobain... More >>>