Author Archives: Martin Wrightson

Great gigs of Camp Crystal Lake

So I’ve covered the story behind Crystal Lake (here) but what about the gigs themselves?! Here are some which have us singing “MMMEEMMOORRIIEES” ala Ziltoid. Rammstein – MEN Arena 2010. Where it all began. What’s not to like about Germans … Continue reading

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The curious case of Camp Crystal Lake

“If you get on with me and my sense of humour, you’ll get on with them fine” Fred explained to me as we headed to the MEN Arena to watch Rammstein. I’d not known Fred for long and we’d met … Continue reading

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8 – Electric Wizard – Dopethrone (2000)

“Once you get into one of these trips, there’s only a couple of ways you can get out. One is death, the other is mental institutions”. The opening line of the album, this spoken word quote really does set the … Continue reading

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1 – Massive Attack – Mezzanine (1998)

The amount of times I turned to this album and continued to play it long after first hearing it would be impossible for me to count. This album floored me when I first heard it and still does a little … Continue reading

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2 – Portishead – Dummy (1994)

I still remember the first time I heard this. I was at my friend Pinky’s house (who also plays a starring role in the White Pony review a bit or so back) and we were on the beer (as usual). … Continue reading

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3 – Electric Wizard – Come My Fanatics… (1997)

Sabbath worship. Check. An obsession with horror and the occult. Check. Drugs. Check. Stick all this in a cauldron, stir well and chant some incantations. What do you get? Electric fuckin’ Wizard. A British doom metal institution, these guys are … Continue reading

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4 – Faith No More – Angel Dust (1992)

These past few years I’ve become fairly well versed in the grunge and alt rock/metal music of the 90’s but I cannot find anyone from this era (or any other era) that sounds like Faith No More. The sheer amount … Continue reading

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