Here is a quick list of 10 bands I absolutely adore that even those in the underground tend to not know that much about.
1. the pAperchAse
: From Denton, TX, there simply is no band like them. Big Black
plus Pink Floyd
really doesn't even come into the neighborhood, but it's a start, they are truly and completely unique, and ought to be as big as Radiohead
: Take the heaviness of The Melvins
and add the mood and ambience of Portishead
, and you have a start for what this fantastic two piece is all about. They tour pretty much constantly and are a sight to behold live.
3. Big Business
: one dude from Karp
another from Murder City Devils
, more rock then you can shake a stick at. Since they are both IN the Melvins now, their profile has raised considerably. Which is good, they rule. Just As the Day Was Dawning
, is an earthshaker BTW.
: Nobody can write better songs about Time Travel and Sex Robots and just absolutely nail you to the wall with their rock. …