Sonic Youth

The High Confessions, ‘Chlorine and Crystal’ — New Song
Members of Ministry/Revolting Cocks/Killing Joke, Sonic Youth and Nachtmystium have formed the High Confessions, a brand new band signed to Relapse. Industrial plus indie rock royalty plus black metal? What say you? Singer Chris Connelly (Ministry/Revolting Cocks/Killing Joke), drummer Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), ex-Nachtmystium keyboardist Sanford Parker and recording engineer Jeremy Lemos, who
The High Confessions Sign to Relapse
Four musicians from some of the most influential metal, hard and indie rock circles have joined forces to form the High Confessions. Planting their roots in Chicago, the band consists of Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Killing Joke), Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Sanford Parker (Minsk, Nachtmystium, Buried at Sea), and noted recording engineer Jeremy Lemos (Smog, Stereolab, Jim O'Rourke)
Umlaut Zine Founder Goes Online With Archive and Artifacts
Umlaut Zine Founder Goes Online With Archive and Artifacts
Ümlaut was a Bay Area zine that was launched in the early '90s before founder Brian Lew -- pictured here with Metallica's James Hetfield -- put it to bed in 1995. It covered everyone from Sonic Youth to Slayer. Now, Lew has effectively documented the '80s metal scene, piling tons of artifacts, info, reviews, flyers, photos, set lists, used tickets and other assorted things from a metallic era gone