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Alien Ant Farm: Manchester Academy

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 4 February 2002

EVERY POP movement worth its salt needs a bunch of pranksters. The hippies had Neil Innes's satirists the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, punk boasted the Dickies, and nu metal has Alien Ant Farm, a bunch of former air guitarists with weirdo hair. 

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