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Butthole Surfers: Swamp Things

David Stubbs, Melody Maker, 2 April 1988

THE BUTTHOLE SURFERS ARE THE MONSTER SOUND OF THE EIGHTIES, A SWELLING CULT WHO PULL THEM IN IN DROVES AND HAVE TO TURN AWAY JUST AS MANY WHENEVER THEY HIT THESE SHORES. A MOLTEN HEAP OF SABBATH, PERE UBU, THE PISTOLS AND GRUNGE, GRUNGE, GRUNGE, THEY PUT OUR OWN COLLECTION OF GRUBBY GREBOES TO SHAME. DAVID STUBBS GULPED DOWN A COUPLE OF STIFF ONES BEFORE MEETING THE NEW, MASSIVE AVANT-BEAST OF ROCK.

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