Brian Chippendale, the drummer for the second-best two-person rock band in the world, dresses like a mutant sock puppet live, whacking his kit while he howls into a microphone strapped into his mouth with colorful rags. It's a mixture of muppetry and bondage that's half Sesame Street, half s/m, and that's a pretty good way to describe Providence noise duo Lightning Bolt on record, too: Their music is violent, sexy, heavy as hell—so far, so metal—but leavened by unexpectedly singsong riffs, childlike vocal... More >>>