Almost certainly, yes! Back in September, SunnO))) leveled the Brooklyn Masonic Temple, punishing the crowd for more than two hours and three costume changes by the band’s sometime frontman and vocalist, former Mayhem singer Attila Csihar. Our reviewer at the time attempted a couple of descriptions of what exactly Csihar spent most of the set wearing: “A mirror ball suit–somewhere between Voltron, Gwar, the Donnie Darko bunny, and Duchamp’s Nude Descending A Staircase. With laser-pointer claws. A set-ending third costume took the form of a big armless potato bug.” Here’s SF/J’s attempt:
And finally, Ben Ratliff:
Look familiar? These pictures were apparently taken in St Petersburg, Russia, on November 20th–“nearly 2 months,” O’Malley notes, “after this image of Attila at Brooklyn Masonic Temple was printed in the New York Times.” That’s one hell of a coincidence, Brian.
(I know, I know, kill all journalists, etc.)
Attila’s influence [Ideologic]