People will never tire of the sound of power chords.
It seems no matter what seismic changes the music scene goes through, people will never tire of the sound of power chords. This particular incarnation of ‘heavy indie’ for people who would never admit to listening to Rawk! could have been recorded at any time in the last 12 years, encased as it is in that peculiarly timeless and sterile MTV sheen. The hair may be more gravity defying, and the videos better, but in spirit we’re still fighting off that second wave of grunge. And losing.