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The Black Lips are a garage rock band from Atlanta, composed of founding members Jared Swilley and Cole Alexander, as well as Oakley Munson, Zumi Rosow, and Jeff Clarke. Inspired by everything from psychedelia to country music, the band have become famous for their consistently catchy and explosive albums. Two of their most famous albums, “Arabia Mountain” and “Good Bad Not Evil,” are seen as masterpieces of their genre. The band are also known for their raucous live shows, which have included urination, nudity, fireworks, and flaming guitars. In an in-depth feature titled The Nine Lives of the Black Lips, we delved into the entire history of the band via interviews with Jared and Cole, with the article dividing their career into nine chapters and exploring each in fascinating detail.