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Stripshowsilence: Thirteen Tales of Love ...
Stripshowsilence Thirteen Tales of Love and Death review

Stripshowsilence: Thirteen Tales of ...

Horror Rock
3.5/5.0

Their name is hard to decipher, but Italian band Stripshowsilence's music is not. Their second release, Thirteen Tales of Love and Death, is pretty much straight up rock and roll, with a punk chaser. Their particular niche, though not necessarily novel, is horror themed lyrics. Imagine a bit of The Misfits and Wednesday 13, and you'll be able to follow the path of bread crumbs (or body parts, as the case may be).

The song titles are a dead give away (pardon the pun): Bloody Fair, Slaughter House Motel, Splatters, and Kill Kill are certainly self-explanatory. Slaughter House Motel, Bloody Fair, and Kill Kill display more of the harder, edgier, fare here. Showstripsilence seems more 'rock' than punk across the board. So I'm not sure punk purists will be satisfied with Thirteen Tales of Love and Death. Regardless, the band offers a little romance in their shock rock with Sweet Vampira and Zombie in Love. And you have to dig the homage to EC comics in the cover art. Overall, Thirteen Tales of Love and Death is an interesting and entertaining offering. You might even be able to pogo to a few of the tunes. Check it out.


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While the hardly novel as a genre, the horror rock, spiced with a bit of punk, of Showstripsilence's Thirteen Tales of Love and Death is lively and entertaining.

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