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Christian Death’s album Only Theatre of Pain is a classic that was way before its time. As a young hardcore kid in the 80′s, I would just stare at the album and think to myself, wow, these people are even freakier than me and my crew. On the back, Rikk Agnew is

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O.C. O.G. – An interview with Rikk Agnew Punk rock dark lord and master of the octave chord Rikk Agnew has left his sonic prints on more red hot and poisonous projects than you’ve had furtive wanks. Emerging out of the embryonic Orange County punk scene in the late 70’s,

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Shortly after the tolling bells and strident drum beat that announce the arrival of ‘Cavity: First Communion’ off Christian Death’s groundbreaking debut LP Only Theatre of Pain come rolling and unfurling out of the speakers, the world was introduced to the voice of the one and only Rozz Williams. That

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I have no shame in my game – I am a HUGE Christian Death fan. So today I want to share with you this radical full set of the band from 1993. Rozz was on fire! If you do not believe me, press play below and see for yourself!  

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For the past several years – since 2007 – writer Mikey Bean has quietly been working away (or, depending on who you ask, not so quietly!), gathering an oral history of California deathrock for his upcoming book Phantoms: The Rise of Deathrock from the LA Punk Scene. He’s assembled a

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 2003 gave us Neurosis with Jarboe, the doomy Bay Area band’s collaboration with the vocalist best known for her time in Swans. Unfortunately, we never got to hear “Neurosis with Rozz Williams,” but Atriarch have delivered something that seems –  stunningly – as if it could fit that bill. Atriarch’s

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