"The album’s cover art, which depicted Satan inhaling smoke from a bong with black towers of an ancient city behind him, beckoned the interest of any casual observer. If the sights were enough to entice, then the sounds one experienced from a first time listen were enough to incite an internalized self-destruction."
Nevermore's discography at a glance, commemorating departed frontman, Warrel Dane.
Released to coincide with Cirith Ungol's first ever live gig in Europe at the Keep It True festival in Germany, this extras-laden package aims at both the layman and the diehard collector, with five bonus tracks and a DVD featuring a 1983 performance at the Roxy in Hollywood.
It Came from NYC functions less as an exegesis on the rise of a superstar band and more a condensed microcosm of a starcrossed group perpetually on the verge of homelessness, artistic misdirection and – more fatally for Straker than anything else – just plain not making it.
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