Turbonegro, ‘Retox’ (Cooking Vinyl)
Punch lines fly like goopy spitballs on the uproarious seventh studio album by the world’s foremost funny-punk sextet. “Hell Toupée” finds singer Hank von Helvete lamenting hair loss and Googling for wigs against precision-tooled metallic backing that suggests Queens of the Stone Age at CBGB circa ’76. And on the eight-minute manifesto “What Is Rock!?” von Helvete compares the titular genre with a perineum, fancies Kill City over Fun House, shouts out “Canadian producer and fifth Metallica Bob Rock,” and delineates the drug preferences of both band and crew. Good to know.
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