That which we call Kirkwood
Arizonans get a taste of the live Meat Puppets they hardly saw on a new '90s retrospective DVD
Meat Puppets Golden Lies (Breaking Records/Atlantic)
Images from 25 years of Phoenix music
Reissue of the Meat Puppets' '80s catalogue reclaims the band's crucial role in the Amerindie revolution
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.
Watching the watchmen, getting Unwound, surfing with the aliens in Man . . . or Astroman?