What does it sound like?:
It’s a kind of nihilist death metal with overtones of English pastoral whimsy, a strange melding of nostalgia for a non-existent past and a fiercely obsessive desire to bring about an enduring dystopia, driven by a gleefully celebratory anti-intellectual lack of any kind of appreciation of complexity.
‘Moonboy Oxfart’, the previous lead guitarist, kickstarted this project a year or more back. After a disastrous early publicity campaign he left the band and was last seen buying second homes from people in the rural provinces who can’t afford not to move to a city any longer.
The lead guitarist and vocalist, who looks like a scruffy bookie on the way home from a long day at the races, goes by the name of ‘DavidDavid’. You wouldn’t want to be alone in a lift with this man late at night in an unfamiliar town a long way from home – somewhere in Europe, say. Which is where he spends most of his time.
He’s backed by the high pitched vocal bleatings of the myopic ‘Goveatron’ and the rounded plummy chortles of the fool known as ‘The Kontroller of Kaos’ a.k.a. BJ. There are several other » Continue Reading.