By Bill Adams Iggy Pop was once quoted as saying that the sound The Stooges were aiming for in their early days was “something…
The celebration of life that happened at Michigan Theater on April 19, 2011 never slows down for a second throughout The Stooges’ show and Iggy really does feed off it in the finest imaginable fashion as he just seems to run through the crowd and the excitement of the moment at fast-forward.
Hellbound Metal: “Some may curse and call that contention a soft option, but wasn’t the dichotomy that Iggy and The Stooges – and The Stooges before them – always straddled? Weren’t they they band who rocked like hell, even as they were shooting themselves in the foot, rolling in broken glass or setting themselves on fire? Wasn’t it all as fun, silly, stupid and lighthearted as it ws dark and dangerous? Yeah – it was. Ready To Die is too”
Today’s Hellbound staff interview is with Waterloo ON’s Bill Adams
“Boris is always at its best and most exciting the more adventurous they get, and the two new records, Heavy Rocks and Attention Please, are just that, as both see drummer Atsuo, guitarist Wata, and bassist Takeshi embrace their accessible side in ways nobody, especially those on the metal side of the fence, could possibly have imagined.”
Adrien Begrand reviews the two new studio albums by Japan’s BORIS, Heavy Rocks and Attention Please, set for release May 24th on Sargent House.
Picture a buncha hipsters jamming to Kyuss and The Stooges along with Mark Farner and company in a Brooklyn basement, and you’ve basically got the idea.