Elmo Kirkwood recently got a haircut. It's a standard barber cut, short on the sides but with a dramatic swoop of curly brown hair combed over that serves as a constant reminder of his familial heritage, that of the brothers Kirkwood, his father Curt and his uncle Cris, two of the founders of the ... More >>
Curt Kirkwood is the heart, soul and everything else of the Meat Puppets, no matter who's in the band
Meat Puppets Golden Lies (Breaking Records/Atlantic)
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.