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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Brody Dalle Back With New Band

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:45 AM

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I was a big Distillers fan back in the day, mostly because lead singer Brody Dalle has such a wicked, ripping set of pipes. Since that band first broke, and then broke up, Dalle's name comes up more for her famous husband (and father of their child) Queens of the Stone Age's Joshua Homme, than for any new projects she's been working on. So it's good to hear that Dalle's not only been back in the studio, but that she has a new band, Spinnerette that puts her back in the rock saddle. The one song the group has available right now, "Valium Knights," sounds like a punker Garbage, with slick production, walls of noisy guitars and near-industrial beats, and Dalle's voice still full of danger and daggers. Check out that first single on the Spinnerette's MySpace page (there's also a debut EP out Dec. 11). -- Jennifer Maerz

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