Patrick Casey

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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    A late-'80s landscape littered with crotch-stuffing, meatheaded, misogynistic hair farmers was ripe for change. And Perry Farrell -- looking like some primal, pre-op, transsexual pygmy -- was just the creature for the job. Donning a corset, dreadl...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Japanese taiko drumming is an exclamatory art form as visual as it is auditory. Kodo's army of drummers, sinewy and scantily clad in traditional costume, muscle 900 pounds of drums in choreographed unison while participating in a complex performan...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    There's no way around it. A band of 40-something punk purists that is still raging red-faced as it targets lack of idealism begs the question of relevance. And with The Process of Belief, which marks Bad Religion's return to Epitaph as well as the...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Deftly marrying ancient and modern, the organic with the synthetic, and heartfelt emotion with complete and utter alienation, Lumin's intriguing sophomore effort, Hadra, is a study in colorful contradictions. Best described as Middle East-meets-We...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    It's a tad ironic that a band so thoroughly immersed in the American gothic ethic has been virtually ignored on our side of the Atlantic. Europe has embraced 16 Horsepower since its 1996 full-length debut, Sackcloth 'n' Ashes, while back home we'v...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Perry Farrell has found God. That fact would usually send most music scribes hurriedly scurrying to write an artist's epitaph -- and rightfully so. Rock 'n' roll legend has it that musicians hoping to tap into their creative muses have successfull...

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