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Big Ups: Roddy Bottum Picks His Favorites on Bandcamp

Imperial Teen

Imperial Teen by Jonathan Grassi

Some artists slow down as they age; Roddy Bottum’s artistic output has done exactly the opposite. The 55-year-old is best known as the keyboardist of legendary alt-metal band Faith No More, who, after reforming in 2009, released their first album in nearly 20 years in 2015. Throughout the 2000s, the prospect of a new Faith No More record was a fantasy for fans, so the fact that Sol Invictus even existed felt monumental in and of itself. But that album is just a drop in the overflowing bucket of projects Bottum has been involved with over the last decade.

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