Less Pain Forever has its brains and eats them, too
Les Claypool stays alive by swimming through subcultures
Ten great discs that were, shall we say, underserved by the media but are more than worthy of your money and close attention
Cuatro Caminos (Geffen)
After marauding up and down the East Coast, and befriending Ween, Less Pain Forever returns for the holidays
Oklahoma's Hosty Duo is funny, funky, and fit for public consumption
Svefn-G-Englar (PIAS), 456132015 (Grand Royal), and 6 1/2 (Pattern 25)
What happens when you cram too much music into one city and two pairs of eardrums? Nothing, if you move too fast to hear it all.
The Next Best Thing is the parent tripe
Queens of the Stone Age finds tipped-out serenity in its private desert oasis
ALL THIS BAND WANTS TO DO IS ENTERTAIN YOU. IS THAT SO WRONG?