Forget the Foo Fighters—the true champ when it comes to blending melody and mayhem is a tumultuous trio known as Dinosaur Jr. These prototypical hard-core heroes were making heads bop and torsos flail back when Dave Grohl was still taking his cues from Kurt Cobain. The group's bassist, Lou Barlow, and guitarist, J Mascis, had a nasty parting of ways in 1989, leaving Mascis to carry the group's banner before he eventually split for a solo career. So it's significant that Mascis, Barlow and drummer Murph have managed to cut through their crap and regroup for... More >>>