Derrick Bostrom

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    The Meat Puppets: Rise To Your Knees

    The Meat Puppets: Rise To Your Knees Anodyne Records, 2007 Since it was my brilliant idea and all to name our bouncing baby blog after a Meat Puppets album (not the best one, but we damn well couldn’t call it “II” now could we?) and considering my marked ten ... More >>

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Elmo's World

    That which we call Kirkwood

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Puppets Show

    Arizonans get a taste of the live Meat Puppets they hardly saw on a new '90s retrospective DVD

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Pleased to Meat Me

    Meat Puppets Golden Lies (Breaking Records/Atlantic)

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    From Mohawks To Mullets

    Images from 25 years of Phoenix music

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Puppet Rulers

    Reissue of the Meat Puppets' '80s catalogue reclaims the band's crucial role in the Amerindie revolution

  • News

    November 26, 1998
  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Shooting Star

    Three years ago, at the pinnacle of their 15-year career, local rock heroes the Meat Puppets vanished from view, after bass player Cris Kirkwood became addicted to cocaine and heroin. The story only gets worse from there.

  • Music

    July 4, 1996

    Bouncer . . . or Agro-bouncer?

    Watching the watchmen, getting Unwound, surfing with the aliens in Man . . . or Astroman?

  • Music

    February 9, 1994