By Chris Willman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:59 AM EDT
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Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings

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Phil and Dave Alvin made other battlin’ brothers like the Kinks’ Davies sibs or Oasis’ Gallaghers look like the Olsen twins, so by ’85, one of L.A.’s greatest bands was history. Yet they remain the key group in the redevelopment of roots rock, so fervid and rhapsodic they made you believe rockabilly had just been invented. Rhino’s two-discer finally puts all four official releases — plus outtakes — on CD, letting us wallow in nostalgia, even if they never did.

Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings

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