"This was a picture I wanted for a long time," says SPIN photog Erik Voake of this image, taken, like many in this gallery, at a festival run by weed-rappers Cypress Hill. "As a concert photographer, I don't always get the chance to shoot my favorite bands and I love Slipknot. So this is a really personal photo for me."
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 »