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In 'Universal Harvester,' Mountain Goats Lyricist Reaps A Creepy Crop

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"[Death metal] is a very passionate music. It's also really dark and gory--and I like that stuff." - John Darnielle, of the Mountain Goats. DL Andersoni hide caption

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John Darnielle: Master Of Reality

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As A Lyricist And Novelist, The Mountain Goats' Lead Man Writes About Pain

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