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From the same streets as the Dictators, and possessing the same lighthearted-but-heavy-souled gutter grind as Handsome Dick's clique, the Giraffes detract from the seminal proto-punks by actually embracing the '70s Stonehenge schlock that those primordial punks held their noses at. "Manchester United," with its flamenco-staccato riffing and spaghetti western delivery, stands out as the most unique statement on a disc that contents itself with sloppy guitars atop plodding rhythms below smart-allecky singing styles. Even when they fail, it's still good for a laugh, and you're laughing with the Giraffes, not at them. ~ Brian O'Neill, Rovi


Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s

Formed in the late '90s by guitar player Damien Paris and drummer Andrew Totolos, unapologetically loud rock quartet the Giraffes combine the power of the Melvins and Corrosion of Conformity with the hedonistic attitude of Black Flag and the Circle Jerks. Bass player John Rosenthal and vocalist Aaron Lazar joined in 2002, recording two self-produced albums (Helping You Help Yourself and A Gentleman Never Tells) in the band's home studio, which was conveniently located...
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