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According to the official story, the invasion was about routing a drug-trafficking dictator who had thuggishly seized power after a democratic election.
For the album, lead guitar player John Kempainen and bass player Bart Williams leaned hard into the new songs, playing both blazingly fast and intricately progressive parts as well as thuggishly rough passages.
The fact that Strauss's disciples typically behave thuggishly (not to mince words) when put into an academic setting is not at all surprising.