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Dysfunctional

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Dysfunctional

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Metal

We gave it a B

If Dysfunctional had come from Seattle instead of from Dokken, an old L.A. hair-metal band, it’d be all over MTV. The soar-and-crunch melodies trace a line from Soundgarden’s ”Black Hole Sun” back to early Moody Blues. Stadium-shout choruses shift comfortably into Doors-ish blues drama, and the teenage-introvert-obsessed lyrics are actually more comprehensible than Soundgarden’s. B