John Menchaca
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John Menchaca

Plays in too many bands.

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Being a preteen from central Illinois at the time, Slipknot’s self-titled album spoke to me. It was the first album and band that I truly found on my own, which is an incredibly important moment of music discovery for me. This album changed my life, straight up. Released by Roadrunner

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Now, I’ll start off by saying that I’m not Denver born and raised, nor do I have memories of how it used to be or how it was better back then. But I do know enough people, who I spoke to for this article, that have lived here their whole

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