September 19, 2008: Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker narrowly survived a plane crash so brutal, it claimed the lives of his assistant and security guard. The accident helped inspire his pop-punk trio's reunion, but Barker has vowed never to fly again.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »