NEARLY DEAD: Self-titled: LP

Captain Beefheart, who’s apparently developed an obsession with feces, medical procedures, and deviant behavior since his demise, lords over a Flipper/Butthole Surfers/Brainbombs tag-team assault on the senses, and they’ve brought along a brass section heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhist horn players as backup. Calling this “not for the musically timid” might be a bit of an understatement. 

 –jimmy (Nearly Dead,