- Staff Picks
- October 19, 2021
Radio Astro (BMG). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
11:11 (Rubyworks Records/ ATO Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.
Staind challenges the foundation of Chicago’s Congress Theater. Cindy Barrymore dons her helmet and boots and marches deep into the trenches.
A behind-the-scenes look at rock ‘n’ roll royalty and their most prized possessions. Jen Cray passes on the overpriced food and pulls back the denim n’ leather curtain.