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STOP THE PRESS!!! MIKE PATTON IN COMMERCIALLY VIABLE ALBUM SHOCKER!!! That statement could have been the whole review and should certainly have anyone with the vaguest interest in Patton’s output – or anyone waiting for him to sing some rock songs rather than squeal like a pig, running to their local independent record store (especially [...]
Antlered Man make the kind of musical Marmite people either love or hate, unabashedly wearing their influences (Mr Bungle, System Of A Down etc) on their sleeve with pride. Even though they are trying to do something original, they’re also mimicking these bands so closely at times it detracts from their ingenuity and as is [...]
There’s always a shadow of doubt before starting to listen to an Ipecac release. Purveyors of the weird and wonderful they may be, but sometimes the quality controls seem to have been knocked out of place. So it is with some trepidation I approach their latest, Eyvind Kang – The Narrow Garden. The fear of [...]
Coming with a press package so heavily laden with the name Mike Patton could possibly make you believe that he actually featured in the band himself, unfortunately this isn’t so. Clearly there is a heavy influence from Patton’s career upon Antlered Man but if someone were to play me Platoono Of Uno without telling me [...]
My avoidance of Space Rock and Psychedelic Rock stems from my father’s oversized collection of Hawkwind vinyls and not having dabbled in the tools necessary to understand its purpose. So being handed this release to cover could potentially be a personal attack from our editor as he tries to force me out of my comfort [...]
Hello. My name is Nathan and I am an addict. It all began back in ‘95 while viewing an excitable performance on Top Of The Pops, as an aspiring musician/singer I was blown away by the power of Faith No More and most importantly their vocalist Mike Patton which led me to hunt down everything [...]
Around ten years ago I purchased a VHS tape containing a rare live performance, one where the audience all seemed to be in a state of despair, full of nervous tittering and frequent cries of “What the …” Each complaint soon being drowned out by a barrage of noise from the shadowy figures lurking on [...]