FANTÔMAS – Live in Moscow (2005)

Fantômas: bringing Western satanism to Russia since circa 2005. Fantômas is an American heavy metal supergroup formed in 1998 in California. It features vocalist Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle), drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer), guitarist Buzz Osborne (Melvins) and bassist Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk). The band is named after Fantômas, a supervillain… Continue lendo FANTÔMAS – Live in Moscow (2005)


FANTÔMAS – Delìrivm Còrdia excerpts (live medley)

Delìrivm Còrdia is the third studio album by American avant-garde metal band Fantômas, released on January 27, 2004, by record label Ipecac. Live at the Phoenix, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 15, 2005 The music, which was composed solely by Patton, could be described as the score to a horror movie and/or concept album centering on the theme of surgery… Continue lendo FANTÔMAS – Delìrivm Còrdia excerpts (live medley)

Delìrivm Còrdia – Fantômas

This is where it all begins: ground zero and the foundation of this music blog. Delìrivm Còrdia (Ipecac Recordings, 2004) is a musical masterpiece consisting of a lengthy uninterrupted 74-minute-plus track that resembles the soundtrack to a horror/drama motion picture: a splendidly visual, scenic record, rich in textures and soundscapes. As Mike Patton (the… Continue lendo Delìrivm Còrdia – Fantômas

Delìrium Còrdia, 15 anos: narrativas musicais, silêncios e a sedução da vertigem

Delìrivm Còrdia (Ipecac Records, 2004), do quarteto norte-americano formado por Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk), Buzz Osbourne (Melvins) e Mike Lombardo (Slayer), é um disco temático-conceitual composto de uma única e longa faixa, de 1h14m17s de duração. É como um filme de curta-metragem sem imagens, unicamente para ser imaginado através da música e… Continue lendo Delìrium Còrdia, 15 anos: narrativas musicais, silêncios e a sedução da vertigem

Mike Patton on the significance of sound

"I'm inspired by sound, just any sound" (Mike Patton) A conversation on such themes as the creative process, musical and non-musical influences, and the narrative soundtrack-like album Delirium Cordia, released 15 years ago (2004).