So are heavy metal and jazz basically the same thing? Sonny Sharrock always thought so, apparently. Black Sabbath seemed to suggest so, when they did "Supernaut." Miles Davis and James "Blood" Ulmer and Jean-Paul Bourelly and Tony Williams Lifetime and the Headhunters and Power Tools certainly cast votes in that direction. And Richard Meltzer compared Blue Cheer to Ornette Coleman, and Public Enemy figured out how to cohabitate Slayer with John Coltrane, and MX-80 Sound named a track "Felonious Funk," and the MC5 were just in town with the Sun Ra Arkestra last month.... More >>>