Ween

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

This prolific duo from New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA, are as out of step with everything that surrounds them as a modern rock band could ever hope to be. They have their own religion, led by demon god Boognish, and delight in lyrical and musical mischief-making. The core of the band is Gene (Aaron Freeman, 17 March 1970, New Hope, Pennsylania, USA) and Dean Ween (b. Micky Melchiondo Jnr., 25 September 1970, New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA), who formed Ween as 14 year old school kids in their native New Hope. After a series of independent releases on their own Bird O’Pray label in the late 80s, the duo signed to the Minneapolis-based Twin/Tone imprint. They debuted for the label in 1990 in elaborate style with a double album that opened with a menacing track called ‘You Fucked Up’. From there on God Ween Satan: The Oneness floated in and out of a collage of cheerfully artless songs, sampling reggae (‘Nicole’), space metal (‘Mushroom Festival...

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