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THE MODERN BOYSMelody Maker's Ian Watson sees the "outrageously beautiful" Suede live in December 1991… and Vox's Max Bell meets them on the release of their 1993 debut album. Plus David Sinclair asks singer Brett Anderson and others why Britpop doesn't translate into American (Rolling Stone, 1995)…

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HELL'S BELL — Heavy Sounds pieces by Phil Bell, who sorta salutes AC/DC's For Those About to Rock (1981), meets Scorpions drummer Herman Rarebell (1981) and runs for the Pils with Iron Maiden (1982).

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