CREEM #005


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Fall 2023

The ’90s deep dive that nobody asked for, but everyone deserves.

  • Cover art by Hugh McKinnon
  • 10” x 14”
  • 128+ pages
  • This item is final sale

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CREEM vs. The ’90s

From its heroin highs to its thong-exposed lows, we give the final “whatever” on the decade so intense, it ended the 20th century.

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“1993: Afghan Whigs do an entire album about going through their girlfriend’s purse looking for drug money and Liz Phair’s debut is about a lifetime of going out with the kind of dudes who listened to Afghan Whigs.

--Zachary Lipez
The CREEM ’90s Crash Course, Fall 2023

And Much More!

What Else?

  • The fluid life of legendary Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler
  • Detroit’s Protomartyr release a cathartic sixth album—and force baseball fans to listen to it
  • Why drummer Jim Gordon murdered his mother
  • Reviewing orgasms with Smokey Robinson
  • Bully’s Alicia Bognanno has some doggone questions
  • The CREEM vs. Mark McGrath trivia challenge
  • Three decades of Kill Rock Stars
  • Why are ugly rockers so hot?
  • Catching up with Ringo Starr
  • Love and Rockets frontman Daniel Ash meets his stalker...and she works for CREEM
  • Bootsy Collins is your CREEM Dreem
  • New band alert: Prison, TVOD, Mary Jane Dunphe, SPEED, and more


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