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2006 Stories by The Ayatollah of Rock

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  • Critical Fatwa

    published March 30, 2006

    All hail "Love Rollercoaster," a sweet slice of funk brought to us by the Ohio Players. There is not enough funk in this world, so we welcome... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published March 16, 2006

    All hail Boogie Down Productions! Their track "The Bridge Is Over" cemented dis records and rap feuds as legitimate branches of the art form! From... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published March 2, 2006

    All hail Jurassic 5! They were a breath of fresh air, bringing pleasure and fun back to the type of hip-hop listened to by indie-rock fans. But... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published February 16, 2006

    All hail R.E.M.! They were the jingle-jangle morning of indie rock, and their latest albums areŠnot bad for a bunch of old farts. For all the... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published February 2, 2006

    All hail "Are You Gonna Go My Way." That slice of '70s-meets-'90s mass-market rock was a nice break from the sour-faced caterwauling of the... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published January 26, 2006

    The novelty song, be it "Monster Mash," "Fish Heads" or "Eat It," has always been a staple of the adolescent male. But sometimes the funniest... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published January 12, 2006

    All hail Dr. Dre, who has spent his life lying down with dogs but never catching fleas (or bullets). Unlike so many of those around him, Dre has... More >>

  • Critical Fatwa

    published January 5, 2006

    All hail Slayer! The monstrous sound of Reign in Blood inspires to this day. Unfortunately, much of what it inspires is adolescent claptrap... More >>

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