According to urban legend, several hundred copies of Taste of Prison were sent to correctional facilities across the United States. The cover photo of a (seemingly) 13-year-old naked girl shooting up makes that highly unlikely, but it would definitely be in character if it were true. Lee Harvey Oswald cranks out 17 tracks (the album also includes the tracks from the previously released Lee Harvey Oswald Band EP) of Slade-inspired garage band noise, as exemplified by "The Bowels of Rock and Roll." The Sonics' "Boss Hoss" never sounded so warped and eerie. All in all, a solid rock album produced during the early 1990s, when rock wasn't cool.
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AllMusic Review by Alexandra Zorn