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REBEL REBEL


"Bible of the 21st Century" (Self-produced)

Reviewed by R. Scott Bolton

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If the New York Dolls had formed in the 90s, they would have sounded like this. Rebel Rebel are one of those bands that define "rough edge." The music is well-structured but loosely played so that each song sounds raw and spontaneous. Their guitars sound a little like early Alice Cooper yet their songwriting more closely resembles classic punk rockers like The Dead Boys. Close your eyes, imagine a twisted combination of punk and glam, and you get the general idea. The band has toured with the Genitorturers, the Impotent Sea Snakes, Karen Black and opened for White Zombie, The Ramones and the Offspring.

REBEL REBEL: Jet, vocals; Teddy, guitar & sound effects; Marcello, bass; Gizmo, drums.

For more information, check out http://www.rebelrebel.org.


retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes) A classic. This record will kick your ass.

retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes) Killer. Not a classic but it will rock your world.

retinysaw.gif (295 bytes)retinysaw.gif (295 bytes) So-so. You've heard better.

retinysaw.gif (295 bytes) Pretty bad. Might make a nice coaster.

restinks.jpg (954 bytes) Self explanatory. Just the sight of the cover makes you wanna hurl.


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