Maxim writer admits he never heard the entire new Black Crowes cd

last week the Black Crowes caught Maxim reviewing their new cd without hearing it.

first the ladmag skirted the issue, but later they apologized for the deal.

yesterday the Crowes refused to accept the apology.

today the LA Times’ blog Soundboard got an exclusive interview with the freelancer responsible for the “review” who said he was asked to write some previews of a few cds, never heard the cds in their entirety, and someone at Maxim turned the previews into reviews and added star ratings.

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