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Under a Billion Suns

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Following 2002’s transitional Since We’ve Become Translucent, Mudhoney settled into their new incarnation with bassist Guy Madison on 2006’s Under a Billion Suns. Even though they are not turning their backs on their signature brand of sludge-infested garage rock, there is now the sense that they are no longer beholden to their past. Under a Billion Suns reflects the turmoil of George W. Bush’s second term in subliminal terms. Most of the songs adopt a downward sloping tone, as if to capture the nation’s frowning demeanor. The garage rock bounce of previous albums is here replaced with the terrifying drones of “Endless Yesterday,” “In Search of,” and “Hard On for War,” the last of which is a grotesque satire that ends with Mark Arm growling: “I’ve become a dirty old man with a hard-on for war.” Eighteen years into their career, Mudhoney continue to find inspiration in Iggy & The Stooges. Say what you will about aging Mudhoney — they are the only living band with the salt to pull off such a monstrous piece of rock theater.

Customer Reviews

...but it's Mudhoney

They might sound like other stuff out there...but they have been doing this since before you owned your favorite Kurt Cobain t-shirt, buddy.

Good Stuff

This may be deemed "same old stuff" by some, but it is still head and shoulders above most new albums out there. I'm looking in your direction Nickelback and Fallout Boy! This is Mud's hardest sounding effort in a long time and, I think, one of their best.

cool

they still sound good after all these years.

Biography

Formed: 1988 in Seattle, WA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Nirvana may have been the band that put an entire generation in flannel, and Pearl Jam and Soundgarden both sold a lot more records, but Mudhoney were truly the band that made the '90s grunge rock movement possible. Mudhoney were the first real success story for Sub Pop Records; their indie-scene success laid the groundwork for the movement that would (briefly) make Seattle, Washington, the new capital of the rock & roll universe; and they took the sweat-soaked and beer-fueled mixture of heavy metal...
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