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Top, Mankind at 7 Black Cats, Tucson, Summer 2003. Left: Bass player Harold, part angel, part superfreak.

IMAGES: cia romano 2003

They fill the stage and put it into perpetual motion. Mankind's postmodern funk is tight, exuberant. They are such bad boys on stage that their nice-guy off-stage personae become even more appealing. Mankind is the ultimate funk-rock-hip-hop-sleaze pushing it a few years forward.