Another week, another Mercury music section to read while you dine at Flava Flav's chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa. What's that? It closed? Is Professor Griff's kosher restaurant still open?

After years of playing in serious bands that unsuccessfully attempted to change the world, the men of Red Fang finally hit their stride well into their 30s. Plus they like to destroy things for their music videos. Always a bonus.
LISTEN:

Red Fang - "Wires"

Never mind the aNnOYiNg name, tUnE-yArDs is musical perfection. Plus they are into puppets. Never a bonus.
LISTEN:

tUnE-yArDs - "Bizness"

End Hits: Master of puppets. And puppies. Actually, why doesn't someone open a doggy day care in Portland called Master of Puppies?