Label: Cleopatra - none • Format: CD Album, Promo Cardboard Sleeve • Country: US • Genre: Electronic • Style: Industrial
The Electric Hellfire Club is an industrial metal band mixing elements of glam metaltechnogothic rockand psychedelia. The band also makes use of samplingmainly from low-budget horror films. Luvand guitarist The Electric Hellfire Club - Calling Dr. Luv Valeo. After the initial string of live shows, drummer Eric Peterson aka Janna Flail was added to enhance the band's live shows, thus completing the band's original lineup. Prior to recording the first album, Burn, Baby, Burn!
The EHC toured extensively throughout the early to mids, both as an opening act, and as headliners in their own right. On January 22,Shane Lassen was killed in an automobile accident. After the death of The Rev. Luv, the band regrouped and recorded the album Calling Dr. Luvdedicating the title track, a cover of the KISS song from which Lassen drew his stage name, in his honor.
After recording Calling Dr. Luvthe band began extensive touring again, setting out on the road with Boyd Rice. Before setting off Kazuhiko Kato - Maltese Falcon tour with GWAR in the summer ofthe band entered the studio and recorded the single "D.
B", which appeared on the soundtrack to the film Gummo. They also performed a cover tune for the television theme song "Charles in Charge" changing it and the inferred meaning with a Goth and Industrial style. The song was released on the two-CD set of 36 TV show opening tunes of TV cover songs done by gothic and industrial bands.
Following the completion of an extensive tour inthe band entered a period of extended hiatus. A cover song of Metallica 's "Devil's Dance", released through the band's website in earlywas a brief flurry before in the band scattered, and enter a period of hiatus.
The official website went offline, and the official message board was taken down. Ina new official website appeared, and the band's page on the website myspace. Information online indicated that the band was regrouping and possibly working together again, and that Wilhelm Curse had resumed keyboarding duties for the band.
These tracks were available for streaming. Early Kiss - Prince - Untitled about the reactivation of the band in earnest. In January it was reported on the official website and on the band's MySpace page that preliminary work had started on a new full-length album, which would mark the band's first studio album in seven years. Original drummer Eric Peterson rejoined the band in February, reuniting half of the The Electric Hellfire Club - Calling Dr.
Luv original lineup. The album will reportedly pay tribute to not only the band's electro-industrial roots, but also maintain the heavy-hitting metal crunch they have been associated with more lately. As of Decembernothing else is known about future releases, except that the band has hinted on their official Facebook page that a new album will be coming soon. The band has undergone many changes in membership, with only frontman Thomas Thorn remaining throughout its history.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American industrial metal band. Retrieved November 15, Guinness Publishing. October 9, October 4, The Electric Hellfire Club. Burn, Baby, Burn! Categories : Musical groups established in Heavy metal musical groups from Wisconsin Musical quintets American industrial metal musical groups establishments in Wisconsin.