Tag Archives: The Black Queen

THE BLACK QUEEN- ‘Infinite Games’

The Black Queen’s first album was a slick and exciting, 80s-influenced, tech-noir triumph. This… is not that. Oh, ‘Infinite Games’ is made of much the same ingredients- dark ambience, drum loops, bubbling synths, and the whispers and croons of erstwhile Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato- but instead of icy cool and tightly coiled, it’s grim and grey and meandering. […]

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Albums of the year lists usually come easy around here. Oh sure, there’s some always some debate, ‘hmm, should that be at 7 or 8’, but by the time December rolls around, it’s normally become pretty clear exactly who will make the cut. Not so in 2016. This year there could have been a Top 50. So please, seek out […]

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THE BLACK QUEEN- Fever Daydream

It’s no secret that Greg Puciato has a genuine fondness for music that’s pretty far removed from his day job as the frontman for metal firebrands The Dillinger Escape Plan. Check any interview; you can read it in the way he talks glowingly about the invention and experimentation of Trent Reznor and hear it in the way he sings his […]

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