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The Mentors

The Mentors were formed in Seattle in 1978 and during the 1980s were the most controversial and hated of metal bands. The “ParentalAdvisory”stickers that exist on records are in part thanks to these guys. The Mentors were the band that whose lyrics were quoted mostoften(for shock value)by conservative Christian Senators who held hearings on the floor of the U.S. Congress in order to determine how tocensor the music industry.

Frontman El Duce supposedly killed himself by jumping in front of a train in 1997 days after claiming he had been hired to kill Kurt Cobain,although ...read more

The Mentors were formed in Seattle in 1978 and during the 1980s were the most controversial and hated of metal bands. The “ParentalAdvisory”stickers that exist on records are in part thanks to these guys. The Mentors were the band that whose lyrics were quoted mostoften(for shock value)by conservative Christian Senators who held hearings on the floor of the U.S. Congress in order to determine how tocensor the music industry.

Frontman El Duce supposedly killed himself by jumping in front of a train in 1997 days after claiming he had been hired to kill Kurt Cobain,althoughmultiple theories about what really happened surround his death. This led to the dissolution of the Mentors, although they laterreturned in 2001 with arevolving-door lineup. « hide

Similar Bands: GG Allin, The Dwarves, The Bad Luck 13 Riot Extravaganza, El Duce

LPs
The Illuminaughty
2017

Ducefixion
2009

To the Max
1991

3.5
1 Votes
Rock Bible
1990

2.5
1 Votes
Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll
1989

Up the Dose
1986

3.9
14 Votes
You Axed For It!
1985

3.7
11 Votes
Over The Top


EPs
Houses of the Horny
1994

3
1 Votes
Get Up and Die
1981

3.5
2 Votes
Live Albums
Live at the Whisky / Cathey de Grande
1983

2.3
3 Votes

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