I’m sure in many, many, MANY years, 2016 will be studied as the “what the hell happened in THAT year?” as a history module. 2017 has got to be better, right? Thankfully, there was some good music this year, amongst all the badness (Ken McCray dying was a total bummer and you know, the other stuff) so, what better way than countdown my top 10 albums of 2016.
The Black Queen occupies a different space altogether compared to the guitar-smashing, flame-throwing extremism of a certain New Jersey mob of mathcore merchants. Puciato is joined by former Nine Inch Nails/Puscifer sound man, Joshua Eustis and former DEP (and Kesha) collaborator Steven Alexander to create the eclectic and electric rush that is Fever Daydream.