Killing Joke – Pandemonium (Live)

Killing Joke is one of those bands that I would see referenced every once in awhile in music magazines, but I never really tracked down what they were about or heard what they sounded like 스케치북. From what I gathered they were an early ’80s political punk band along the lines of TSOL. My first real exposure didn’t come until the mid ‘90s with the release of the industrial rock album ‘Pandemonium’ 에어컨. ‘Pandemonium’, I assumed was an old punk band’s attempt to capitalize on industrial music that NIN had recently popularized 성경 읽기. I should have known that the album was far too good to be a ham-fisted slab of opportunism. As it turns out, Killing Joke was a massive influence on NIN as well as on Nirvana 마인크래프트 리소스팩 다운로드. Nirvana even purportedly lifted some of their trademark riffs from old Killing Joke songs. Killing Joke’s ‘Pandemonium’ along with ‘Only Heaven’ by The Young Gods, another band that seemed to come out of nowhere, make up, in my mind, the last class of great industrial releases 캘린더.

Killing Joke in their original line-up played two shows in NYC, the first night featuring their two earliest albums in their entirety, ‘Killing Joke’ and ‘What’s This…For!’ and the second night featuring ‘Pandemonium’ and early singles 60-second game. I went to the later, but really wished I had gone to both. I look forward to investigating their earlier albums and certainly hope they are recording a new one 90s ballad.
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