always loved Anal Cunt for their band name alone. The sheer provocation, the
blatant double profanity, the fuck-you to tight-up America is just wonderful. And
there was this song title I always liked: The Internet is Gay. I mean...that is hilarious!
But now I'm in the fix. I've said yes to reviewing the last authorized release
from Anal Cunt, 'The Old Testament', a collection of material from the first
four years of the band's existence, put together by the now deceased frontman Seth
Putnam. You've got demos, EP's, extremely low-quality live material, split releases and other odd
This is officially the first time I listen to more than two Anal Cunt songs in a
row, let alone more than two hours of Anal Cunt songs! Let me share this with
those of you who haven't tried it on your own body: It's too much. No, listen,
it's too MUCH! It's noise, noise and more noise. Desperate, nauseating,
The only light in the dark are the funny little instances of acoustic pieces,
pop and boogie parodies and what-not - the rest is really just one big mass of
sonic rape. And then there's of course the song entitled Boy George. Ha!
Anal Cunt, the most fantastic band name in history, but hardly music. My ears