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Sunday, October 05, 2008

Mary Shelley Overdrive - Bride Of Shock Theatre

Year of Release: 2008
Label: Rigorous Mortis Records
Influences: Glenn Danzig, Blue Oyster Cult, The Stooges, Black Flag, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, The Wylde Ratttz, Nirvana, Nick Cave, Devo, The Cars, Blondie, Johnny Cash, Maxwell Demon, MC Chris, Soundgarden, Blind Melon, Juliette and the Licks, Sonic Youth, Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, ,The Ramones, The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, The Cure, The Flaming Lips, T. Rex, Rasputina, Hank Williams Sr.

Give them a listen at the band's myspace...

I can't help but notice how many blogs have joined in the countdown to Halloween, many committing to a post a day until.
While I don't personally have the time required to commit to such a posting schedule, I will attempt to share a few Halloween related treats this month.

Mary Shelley Overdrive, one of my recent fave indie bands, has this week released their Bride Of Shock Theatre EP as a free download. Hooray!
"it’s a collection original compositions peppered with covers of tunes by Blue Oyster Cult, New Math and Bauhaus. It’s got a rushed, impromptu sound that I like", said singer Mark Wood. "It sounds very ‘live.’ We didn’t do many takes or spend much time obsessing over details."
Folks, this album rocks. Plain and simple. I highly suggest you give it a listen, and head over to their Website and download the rest of their stuff.

1. Godzilla
2. They Walk Among You
3. The Lament Of Janos Skorzeny
4. Bela Lugosi' Dead
5. The Monster Demands A Mate
6. Zombie Toolshed
7. Idiot Control

Download: Mary Shelley Overdrive - the bride of shock theatre
Download size: 34.08 MB zip