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Ethyl Meatplow was a short-lived, yet enormously accomplished, pseudo-industrial alternative/dance-rock outfit comprised of vocalist Carla Bozulich, drummer "Biff" Barefoot Sanders, and singer, programmer John Napier. Formed 1989, the group released three independent singles before their only album, 1993's Happy Days Sweetheart. The group earned a reputation for their live shows, which combined samples and electronics with live instrumentation. Happy Days Sweetheart earned good reviews in alternative/underground magazines yet the band spilt soon after its release. Bozulich became the… read more

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  • Avatar for Spurck
    R.I.P. John Napier
  • Avatar for RobertoReis
    love you Carla!
  • Avatar for ApocalypticRocK
    very cool band reminds me a mash-up Revolting Cocks, Lydia Lunch, Crass and Betty X. Good shit!!!
  • Avatar for suzerain
    They certainly were a hoot live.
  • Avatar for vx_GASMAN
    Reminds me of the Revolting Cocks, but funkier.
  • Avatar for epi_gee
    they are not PSEUDO-industrial either..
  • Avatar for epi_gee
    saw Ethyl Meatplow with Nitzer Ebb in Boulder Colorado around 91 or 92. .. hated em then, love em since 94. What a great album...
  • Avatar for forhercarwreck
    timeless and amazing.
  • Avatar for ZeroCorpse
    I saw them in Detroit ages ago (actually chatted with them a bit, as my bro-in-law was interviewing Stabbing Westward backstage), and I have to say I still have dreams about Carla in her little naughty school-girl outfit, making obscene (yet compelling) gestures at me from across the room. They put on a good show, although some might complain because they bordered on pornographic (and then crossed the border).
  • Avatar for djgizmoe
    One of the downright STUPIDEST live acts ever (still smiling about the two times I saw them in L.A.), but their album is freakin' fantastic.

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