Good Bad Not Evil (2007) As grimy as a truck-stop restroom, Atlanta's Black Lips want to be the Pabst-swilling heirs to the Troggs. Already notorious for shows that can apparently… 2007-09-21 Black Lips Indie Rock
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Good Bad Not Evil (2007)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Sep 21, 2007; Lead Performance: Black Lips; Genre: Indie Rock

As grimy as a truck-stop restroom, Atlanta's Black Lips want to be the Pabst-swilling heirs to the Troggs. Already notorious for shows that can apparently involve nudity, fireworks, and chickens (chickens!), these guys might not be as dim as they let on. Take Good Bad Not Evil's ''O Katrina!'' which kicks off like any lovesick Nuggets stomp, then drops the line ''I can't believe what's on the TV screen.'' We're not hearing about a jilted girl anymore, but a jilted city. And before that can sink in, another wonderfully scuzzy guitar solo is on its way. A-
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Originally posted Sep 14, 2007 Published in issue #955 Sep 21, 2007 Order article reprints