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Palm Desert Discs: John Garcia's Favourite Albums
Mark Eglinton , November 21st, 2014 14:09

With his self-titled debut solo album out earlier this year and a run of UK shows imminent, the former Kyuss man has been wringing his hands over picking 13 all-time favourite LPs. Mark Eglinton helps him boil it down


Misfits - Legacy Of Brutality
Chris Cockrell, Josh Homme and Brant Bjork really got me into the Misfits. I was still exploring punk rock in middle school - bands like Suicidal Tendencies and Fear - but the Misfits eluded me for some reason. But when I got properly introduced, I knew I was experiencing a whole other level of punk rock. When you have something that's mean and gritty and dirty and fast but with melody and lyric on top of that - sometimes it marries very well and becomes beautiful and I literally wore this record out. Some singers don't like saying they have idols but I have no problem admitting that Glenn Danzig is one of mine. I wanted to be him. I was even a Misfit for Halloween one year: make-up, engineer boots up to your knees, walking around terrorising little kids…