Influences 3: Catharsis
catharsis [(kuh- thahr -suhs)] — n
1. An experience of emotional release and purification,
often inspired by or through art.
2. American anarchist hardcore/punk band, active c. 1992-2002
Two decades ago, before the music industry had fully colonized it, the do-it-yourself underground was a space of exodus and experimentation, often in violent opposition to the rest of the world. This was the context in which Catharsis appeared, one of a new wave of bands to meld metal drama with the raw urgency of hardcore punk. They quickly distinguished themselves by an almo