Chris Holmes Shitfaced in a Swimming Pool.

May 28, 2006

Metal days revisited.

Soul Coughing had a couple of metal guys as roadies, and I used to sit around and, nostalgic for my junior high love of metal, talk about whether Paul Di’Anno or Bruce Dickinson was the better vocalist for Iron Maiden. Being in this quasi – avant – beat – oriented band, I think they thought I was mocking them, but I wasn’t. Maybe it was the extent of my unhappiness in Soul Coughing that made me long for simpler times and less pretentious music.
Over the past few years, I’ve slowly added classic metal tunes to my iTunes; first AC/DC and Black Sabbath (pretty much undeniable, whether you went through a metal phase or not); now Motley Cr