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Electric Six, ‘I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me From Being the Master’ (Metropolis)

If Dick Valentine ever tires of rock’n’roll, he could audition for the lead in a Broadway musical. On his band’s fourth opus, which gets its title from savage German visual artist George Grosz, the charismatic loudmouth is an apocalyptic one-caveman stage show, spewing furiously absurdist social commentary. Too bad the music is so mediocre, alternating between meathead hard rock and watery synth pop, while Valentine sneers, “There are corpses with more personality than you.”

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