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Royal Trux

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Royal Trux: Royal Trux (Royal)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Summer 1989

 …IT WAS my (apparently erroneous) belief that Jon & Julia were the primary form-disrupters in Pussy Galore. ...

Royal Trux: Royal Trux (Domino)

Review by Everett True, Melody Maker, 8 May 1993


Very Sad Trouser Twins: Royal Trux

Profile and Interview by Ian Christe, Alternative Press, June 1993

NEIL HAGERTY AND Jennifer Herrema are a tightly-tied 20th century Hansel and Gretel that the candy path led too far into the dark forest. Parts ...

Royal Trux: Royal Trux

Review by Ian Christe, Alternative Press, August 1993

ROYAL TRUX is as much a rock’n roll fairy tale as a musical ethos, a terribly incomplete story without the first chapter. This inspirational ...

Royal Trux: Blood On The Trux

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, 29 January 1994

In 1990, ROYAL TRUX released Twin Infinitives, a double album once described as one of the 'most hallucinatory avant-rock sprawls ever'. Then they got even ...

Royal Trux

Interview by Simon Reynolds, MOJO, March 1995

Chicago’s infamous Royal Trux have finally made the major-label album of "low-down Sticky-Fingered raunch ‘n’ roll" they’ve always threatened to. Does the big time beckon? ...

Royal Trux: It's All Chauffeur Now

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 3 June 1995

They're the most notorious rock band on the planet. They're wilder than a starving lion. So how come ROYAL TRUX are afraid of pre-teen Washington ...

Royal Trux: Garage, London

Live Review by Stevie Chick, Melody Maker, 23 May 1998

TONIGHT, EVERYONE wants to be a cowboy, a hustler, a rock'n'roll star. There's an accentuated swagger to the crowd; drinks are ordered and ferried with ...

Royal Trux: Veterans of Disorder

Review by Andria Lisle, Ray Gun, October 1999

Neil Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema, the "Glimmer Twins" of Royal Trux, have packed a lot of living into the past decade – including heroin abuse ...

Bang, Crash Brilliance: Royal Trux: Scala, London

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 18 December 1999

ROYAL TRUX don't give a damn and don't care who knows it. ...

Royal Trux: Tramps Like Us

Interview by Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, September 2000

Pound for pound, the trailer park noise symphonies of Royal Trux out-weird everything this side of Ornette Coleman and The Grateful Dead. Edwin Pouncey travels ...

Royal Trux: Accelerator Re-issue (Domino)

Review by Kate Allen,, November 2012

The next in a long line of re-issues from the back catalogue of Chicago grimy rock duo Royal Trux, 1998's Accelerator is back in print ...

Veterans Of Disorder: Royal Trux Interviewed

Interview by Neil Kulkarni, The Quietus, 22 November 2012

With their formative album Accelerator recently reissued, Neil Kulkarni asks Jennifer Herrema to look back over the noise-rock duo's career, taking in junkiedom, spectrum analysers ...


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