BLAST BEASTS live in the mountains and eat goats they steal from the US Air Force. BLAST BEASTS support the liberation of Palestine and the return of the Americas to its indigenous peoples.
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20 April 2020
FUGUERS COVE -- a one-person garage rock outlet run by Justin Bendell & stationed in the Albuquerque wastelands -- has penned, performed, & released two concept albums during the COVID 19 Quarantine.
The first, "fuguers cove PERFORMS The Marshmen's 'Capitalism is a Virus'" -- released on 31 March 2020 -- is a foray into midwestern communist hockey rock. Per fictional critic Ilsa Welsey of the Ilsa Welsey Emporium, Record & Sundry, "Capitalism is a Virus" is akin to music by "a communist John Cougar Mellencamp."
The Marshmen are a fictional quartet of beer swilling, hockey playing Marxist-Leninists from Horicon, Wisconsin. Their second record -- "Capitalism is a Virus" -- as performed by J. Bendell (aka fuguers cove) during THE QUARANTINE-- is the first fuguers cove album written & recorded during a Pandemic. Get ready to punch Nazis behind the House of Pizza.
Here is a link to the record:
Number 3 in the fuguers cove PERFORMS series, it following "fuguers cove PERFORMS The Marshmen's 'Get Slant, Fucker,'" which came out in 2018.
Second, FUGUERS COVE released the thrash-punk scorcher, "fuguers cove PERFORMS The Burning Silo's 'Thrash Wizzaards'," on April 15, 2020.
Have you heard of The Burning Silos? They're a fictional quintet of world weary hellions who wear their battle jackets with pride. Broke and drunk and vicious, they moved into a dilapidated shed in Albuquerque's violence plagued War Zone and, with stolen equipment, turned the amps to 6. There, they churn burnt out Neil Young filtered through Jesus Lizard and Slayer. They likely won't live long enough to finish their second album of stolen material.
Get the record here:
Masterminded by weirdo professor Justin Bendell, FUGUERS COVE has been putting out garage, psych, and punk rock records, under various pen names, since 1999, but esp. since 2015.
August Marsh of the The Weekly Alibi named 2017's Colours of our SIckness one of the best Albuquerque releases of the year and about COVE's 2018 release "In Twenty" said, "Much like Bee Thousand, there’s too much delicious stuff on this recording to list all the fabulous flavas."
Have you heard of the Marshmen?
They're a fictional quartet of beer swilling, hockey playing Marxist-Leninists from Horicon, Wisconsin who've put together a rather terrific garage band.
This is #3 in the fuguers cove PERFORMS series, following fuguers cove PERFORMS The Marshmen's "Get Slant, Fucker," which came out in 2018, and fuguers cover PERFORMS The Burning Silo's Thrash Wizzaards, with will be out in Summer 2020.
The Marshmen's second record -- "Capitalism is a Virus" -- as performed by J. Bendell (aka fuguers cove) during THE QUARANTINE-- is the first fuguers cove album written & recorded during a Pandemic. Get ready to punch Nazis behind the House of Pizza.
released April 1, 2020
September 27, 2019 -- fuguers cove put out a 9-song EP titled "execution drone." Listen here.
In this week's Alibi, August March writes,
"In Justin Bendell’s work as fuguers cove, there are moments when comparisons are apt but it’s still like walking out on the wing of a really big and fast jet airliner when it comes to the rocanrol that this dude makes in a home studio.
"Yeah this could have come from a four-track sitting in a basement in Dayton, Ohio or New Hope, Pa.—but it’s coming from right now, out of an expansively, exquisitely and ironically fertile desert. You can tell by the twang."
Here's the album, fully released and ready for streaming.
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fuguers cove got some mid-summer kudos from the Weekly Alibi for our sampler LP In Twenty:
Much like Bee Thousand, there’s too much delicious stuff on this recording to list all the fabulous flavas, but please put your ears into action for these, at a minimum, playaz: “Encyclopedia of Stars,” “I Choose the Moroccan Dance,” “Colonel Cactus” and “The Fuel Burners.”
I'm crowdsourcing for folks to review my new fuguers cove album, titled "Satanism".
Are you, or do you know anyone in the music press, or someone who may know someone?
If you know anyone who might be interested, send me a note.
I'll send any potential reviewer a free download link.
Justin / fuguers cove
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