Playlist: Faster than Sound - I Burn for You Attila Csihar, vocalist of SUNN O))) plays Dracula in this performance also involving legendary UK musician/journalist David Toop.
Per Yngve Ohlin Documentary Excerpt of a documentary of Norwegian group MAYHEM focusing on live concerts of their former vocalist Per Yngve Ohlin aka DEAD. Attila Csihar did replace Dead for the recording of their masterwork "De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas" in 1993.
Black Sabbath - Don Kirchner's Rock Concert 1975 Black Sabbath on "Don Kirchner's Rock Concert" 1975. The masters at their peak.
Chelsea Wolfe - Movie Screen (at Room 205) LA vocalist Chelsea Wolfe is one of the Promethean vocalists of this year.
Piano Phase (solo) - First solo performance ever Pianist Rob Kovacs performs Steve Reich "Piano Phase". This is the first solo performance of the piece where one person is playing both piano parts simultaneously.
KOUSOKUYA live Osaka 9/21/01 Les Rallizes Denudes - But I Was Different Les Rallizes Denudes - Live 1985 There is a triarchy of the mythic Japanese guitarist: Mizutani Takashi (Les Rallizes Dénudés), Jutok Kaneko (Kousokuya). Starting in the late 60s and early 70s the three of these very special players fuse traditional rock and roll with deep cosmic catalytic energy. Here are 2 clips of each group.
Caspar Brotzmann Massaker performing 'Massaker' Caspar Brötzmann Massaker performing 'Massaker' at Roadburn Festival 2011 (SUNN O))) curated event).
--- Bio: Stephen O'Mally is a guitarist playing with groups SUNN O))), KTL, ÆTHENOR and others. He resides in Paris, France. www.ideologic.org
As one of music's most censored genres, heavy metal has dealt with everything from "parental advisory" stickers to its stars actually being put on trial for fictitious subliminal messages and lyrical content. From Dee Snider squaring off against Al Gore in a Senate hearing to Lemmy from Mötorhead addressing the PMRC in a less formal context, here's a look at the heavy metal censorship debate during its heyday.
Clips 1. Lemmy's Message to the PMRC 2. Dee Snider testifying at a Senate Hearing 3. Rob Halford singing on the stand during the Judas Priest trial 4. Allied Artists Call-In Show Discusses Censorship 5. Blackie Lawless from WASP talks about the PMRC 6. Dee Snider versus Al Gore during the PMRC Senate Hearing 7. Epilogue: Dee Snider on the Wendy Williams Show 20+ years later