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Local H was one of the first of a long line of rock outfits that attempted to channel the spirit of Kurt Cobain shortly after the Nirvana leaders death. Unlike the others, Local H managed to put a unique spin on their approach, as they have always existed as a duo without a bass player. Originating from Zion, Illinois, USA, the band formed during the early 90s when high school friends Scott Lucas (vocals/guitar) and Joe Daniels (drums) began playing together. The duo never looked back once their search for a bass player proved unfruitful. Local H signed with Island Records in 1994, and issued their debut, Ham Fisted, a year later. The album failed to leave a lasting impression, but their second effort, As Good As Dead, fared much better. An instantly memorable single/video, Bound For The Floor, helped introduce the duo to a much larger crowd, but although their third outing, 1998s Pack Up The Cats, was critically acclaimed it failed to...