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Godhead: Power Tool Stigmata

  1. Gimp
  2. Penetrate
  3. Eleanor Rigby
  4. Alone
  5. Bleed
  6. Fucked Up
  7. Craving
  8. Laura's Theme
  9. Lies
  10. Memorial
  11. Headache Symphony
  12. Suffer
  13. Pride
  14. Afterthoughts

Apart from the similarity in name, the band assures me that they sound nothing like their Scandanavian counterparts with a similar name. Instead Godhead fuses oscillating percussion, calculated guitar chords and unusual keyboard patches into their own unique style of music. The album opens with 'Gimp' and 'Penetrate' both of which use slower tempos than most electronic bands. The third track is an amusing version of the Beatles classic 'Eleanor Rigby' set to cadenced drums, analogue synths, and rather odd samples. The lead vocalist performs admirably as a John Lennon stand-in even if this track seems out of place. This tracks also marks the first of three tracks on which John DeSalvo, who has performed live with bands like Chemlab and KMFDM, plays drums. Overall "Power Tool Stigmata" is a very moody album, with as many slow, pensive tracks as fast, vibrant tracks. One could almost consider Godhead a Gothic Industrial crossover from that fact alone.

Godhead is:
Jason Miller - vocals, guitar
Mike Miller - lead guitar, backing vocals
The Method - keyboards, programming, bass
James O'Connor - drums

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