I'm sitting in a dark tavern, getting directions to Harry Houdini's grave. "At the entrance, you see Machpelah Cemetery. You walk in, there's a building you pass, it's on the left side. Right there, you can see Harry Houdini buried with a couple of his relatives. But that's not his real name. If you're a magician doing the incredible, why have a boring name? Erik Weisz, his name was. But Harry Houdini sounds like a magician." The guy explaining all this—the primary composer, guitarist, and vocalist for Brooklyn metal band Negative Plane—knows something about avoiding boring names. He goes by the... More >>>