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The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle talks Black Sabbath with Studio 360

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle talks Black Sabbath with Studio 360 Public Radio International's Studio 360 asked the Mountain Goats' John Darnielle about his biggest influence and were surprised to find the answer is Black Sabbath! From Studio 360: Twenty years ago, just as indie rock started to be called indie rock, John Darnielle founded one of its great bands — The Mountain Goats.Public Radio International's Studio 360 asked the Mountain Goats' John Darnielle about his biggest influence and were surprised to find the answer is Black Sabbath!

From Studio 360:
Twenty years ago, just as indie rock started to be called indie rock, John Darnielle founded one of its great bands — The Mountain Goats. The New Yorker called Darnielle "America's best non-hip hop lyricist"; his songs are moody, literary, some might say a bit navel-gazey. But Darnielle's biggest influence isn't Leonard Cohen or Nick Drake. He was, and is, a metalhead. Produced by Stephen Reader.

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