Tag Archives: industrial rock

SHOTGUN MESSIAH

SHOTGUN MESSIAH

SHOTGUN MESSIAH (1988–93). Zinny J. San (vocals), Harry K. Cody (guitar), Tim Skold (bass), and Stixx Galore (drums). One of the most talented bands to come out of Sweden in the eighties, Shotgun Messiah took their shot in the days of hair metal and couldn’t quite get the break that they deserved. Originally from Sweden, the band began as glam rockers King Pin, releasing the album Welcome to Bob City. The album was a success, and the band, consisting vocalist Zinny J. San, guitarist Harry Read more [...]
Orgy

ORGY

ORGY (1998–PRESENT). Jay Gordon (vocals), Amir Derakh (guitar/synthesizer), Ryan Shuck (guitar), Paige Haley (bass), Bobby Hewitt (drums). An industrial metal group from L.A., Orgy play a particularly melodic brand of electronic-laden metal. Featuring L.A.-mainstay ex-Rough Cutt guitarist/synthesist/ producer Amir Derakh, along with vocalist Jay Gordon, guitarist Ryan Shuck, bassist Paige Haley, and drummer Bobby Hewitt, the band adopted a glam/electronica image in the late nineties, releasing Read more [...]
MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON (1989–PRESENT). Marilyn Manson, aka Brian Warner (vocals), Daisy Berkowitz (guitar, replaced by various others), Twiggy Ramirez (bass), Chris Vrenna (drums), Madonna Wayne Gacy (keyboards till 2007). Marilyn Manson is not particularly a metal artist, although he was nominated for a metal Grammy in 2004, but many, especially those who wish to point out the excessive nature of rock lyrics and lifestyle, have often lumped Manson in the category. In essence, Manson is as metal Read more [...]
Filter

FILTER

FILTER (1995–PRESENT). Richard Patrick (vocals, guitar, programming), various others. On the heels of Nine Inch Nails’ success in bringing the industrial sound to a more mainstream audience, Filter was formed by former NIN touring band member Richard Patrick, who hooked up with Brian Liesegang after NIN’s first tour and began recording together to create an industrial-influenced brand of rock. They signed with Reprise Records and issued their debut, Short Bus, in 1995. The album was a hit, Read more [...]