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The Major Rock Stars Who Make My Life Miserable

Danny (Shredder) Weizmann, LA Weekly, 4 March 1988

MUSIC, THEY say, is all a matter of mathematics. Numbers combine, add up, subtract or divide to make tones, chords, harmonies, etc., etc. Music criticism, by the same token, can be a matter of computation and tabulation. Recently, after entering all the necessary information about every recording artist in the world into top-notch L.A. Weekly lab computers — computers that work day and night at inhuman speeds for you, dear readers — I received the following verdict on this important topical question: Just which three major hitmakers suck the most rotten eggs? That verdict, in six slimy syllables: Sting... U2... INXS.

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