David Yow is best-known as the menacing, howling frontman of '80s and '90s noise-punk bands Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard, two of the most revered acts on the roster of indie label Touch and Go. The Jesus Lizard was briefly signed to Capitol Records, during which time it spent one week on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart with 1996's "Shot." But it was Yow's unhinged, sweat-drenched performances that ensured both bands' legacies.

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