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Punky Brüster Biography

Last updated: 04/30/2007

Punky Brüster is a parody punk rock and Grindcore band project formed by Devin Townsend and Adrian White, with musical help from members of his other projects. (The band's name is a pun on the 80's U.S. television series Punky Brewster.) The project's sole album, Cooked on Phonics (a pun of the literacy program "Hooked on Phonics"), is a critical parody of musicians who radically change from their developing sound to a mainstream, formulaic, and popular style for the purpose of selling out, specifically to mainstream punk rock.