Do you remember that scene in The Silence of the Lambs when you, a young FBI cadet, visited Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the psychiatric prison and you started talking about about which band was a bigger influence on the Pixies — Hüsker Du or Peter, Paul, and Mary?
It was an interesting scene not only because of the way it forged a relationship between unforgettable characters (I can never forget you, Clarice), but for the way in which the music of Cannibal Corpse was so subtly employed in the background as a reference to both the subject matter of the film and the oftentimes grinding nature of human contact: the ways in which humans’ outsize personalities can sometimes push up against each other, causing each personality to be “shaved down” but also “incorporated” into the other personality.
Another interesting thing is how we, the band Radical Dads, will be playing a show at Silent Barn in Brooklyn, NY this Friday (1/31) for the 10th Annual Berfest with Aaron Maine (Porches), Poverty Hollow, Baked, Grass Is Green, and Palehound. We play around 10:30pm.
From what we can tell, and using experience as a guide, it seems like it will be a fun night. So, Clarice, dust off your sense of adventure, grab your passion for heavy tuneage, and come out to see us!!!!