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Stuttering John

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Stuttering John

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Stuttering John
Producers:
Atlantic
genre:
Metal

We gave it a C+

Howard Stern no sooner announced his gubernatorial ambitions than his sidekick, Stuttering John Melendez, launched his own backward assault on MTV. Backed by a plodding suburban metal band, Melendez vacillates between Bon Jovi-esque power dreck and Wayne’s World comedy rock, which, even at its best (”Get Off My Lawn”), is less succinct or impertinent than John’s radio shtick. Come back, Twisted Sister—all is forgiven.