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Waiting for the Punchline The third platter by these Boston art-metallers, Extreme, is equal parts mosh and mush. Highlights on Waiting for the Punchline include...Waiting for the PunchlinePop, Rock The third platter by these Boston art-metallers, Extreme, is equal parts mosh and mush. Highlights on Waiting for the Punchline include...1995-01-27
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Waiting for the Punchline

Genre: Pop, Rock; Producer (group): A&M

The third platter by these Boston art-metallers, Extreme, is equal parts mosh and mush. Highlights on Waiting for the Punchline include an epic six-minute atheist headbang and intermittent, lightning-fast synth loops. Otherwise, the flashy guitars, wispy harmonies, and smug anti-trendiness statements mostly add up to a leaden, and oddly trendy, Soundgarden imitation. B-

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