194: MR BUNGLE

When Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn, and Trey Spruance formed Mr Bungle as teenagers, nobody couldโ€™ve predicted the evolution of their sound, or the influence they would have over a generation of alternative metal bands. For their debut full-length, Mr Bungle were primarily an alternative/funk metal band, but experimented with instrumentation (incorporating brass instruments and samples, … Continue reading 194: MR BUNGLE

186: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

Since forming in the early 80s, the Red Hot Chili Peppersโ€™ infections and unique merging of funk, alternative, and rap rock, has seen them become one of the best-selling artists in history. The most obvious funk element to their sound is unquestionably Fleaโ€™s bass playing. With iconic, slapped baselines, Flea infuses every song with an … Continue reading 186: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS