||tincrowdor 05:01 pm UTC 11/15/23|
|In reply to:||Creeper - fnord 11:17 pm UTC 10/13/23|
|sounds interesting - thanks for the heads up|
> We all are always on the lookout for new Steinmanesque
> music. I don't recall if it was this discussion board
> where someone recommended Creeper-- I cannot find the
> message now if it was. However, Creeper has been one of
> my favorite new (if the last 10 years is "new") band since
> I discovered them a few years back.
> Creeper started as a straightforward punk band, with maybe
> some My Chemical Romance pretensions, but by the second
> album had turned into a goth parody of Springsteen, which
> I thought was hilarious and beautiful. The influence of
> Jim was clearly there. (Maybe Creeper IS that parody of
> Springsteen that Rundgren thought Meat Loaf was.)
> The new album Sanguivore dropped today. It is an explicit
> love song to Jim's music, the 9-minute opening track
> Further Than Forever especially. I cannot recommend this
> highly enough.
> Many bands have tried to imitate Steinman, few with
> success. This is not imitation; this is inheritance.
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