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FOREWORD: Seminal feedback-glazed white noise addicts, Jesus & Mary Chain, was led by Scottish brothers’ Jim and William Reid. Inspired by punk, Iggy & The Stooges, and Velvet Underground, their amphetamine-fueled shows became so violent part of an ’85 tour was canceled.
Ear-wrenchingly hard-candied guitar reverb throbbed inside the Reid’s clamorous pop-mangling crew, inspiring the equally loud and profound My Bloody Valentine as well as the entire late ‘80s shoegazer scene and ‘90s grunge grinders alike. Of course, the ancient