But devotees and dabblers alike can find common ground with I Love Guitar Wolf Very Much, on which, in the wake of the death of Guitar Wolf bassist Billy, a who's who of rock artists reinterprets 10 of the band's originals. Rhode Island duo Lightning Bolt pulverizes "Planet of the Wolves." J. Mascis decorates "Cyborg Kids" with falsetto and shredelicious solo graffiti. Japanese-pop darling Puffy AmiYumi takes "Can-Nana Fever" to the tropics with spicy percussion, organ, and girl-girl-shrieks. Brit-punk act Snuff gives "Jet Generation" a raucous Fat Wreck Chords makeover. The tribute runs aground a few times -- Jim O'Rourke's cover of "Kaminari One" barely deviates from the original, for instance -- but otherwise, it's a choice reexamination of a blistering one-trick band.
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