Here’s a cult band that has represented the top ranks of several musical genres in its career. In the 1980s and 90s, Xysma ranged from primitive grindcore through stoner rock toward pop, pioneering in each one of these genres. However, they called it quits in the mid-90s, which helped lift the band to cult status. A couple of comebacks in the 2010s proved that the charm of this band is not just about gilded memories. Xysma’s riffs still have an incredible groove and you walk out of their shows simply impressed by the skill, the nerve and the attitude