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Radkey: Rad To The Bone

Could a modest band of brothers, raised on their dad’s records in a tiny pink house in the Midwest, be the saviours of rock’n’roll?

Blink as you drive past St Joseph, Missouri, and you stand a good chance of missing it.

It’s one of 10,000 anonymous towns peppered across the American Midwest, where the boom industry is boredom and every day is like Sunday. Until now, only two interesting things had ever happened in the place that locals call Saint Joe, and they came 90 years apart. In 1882, the outlaw Jesse James was killed there, and in 1972, a more modern outlaw was born there: Marshall Mathers III, aka Eminem. There’s something about the place, it seems, that breeds rebels.


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