Goings On About Town
Mercury Lounge
217 E. Houston St.
July 13-14: Foetus.
Gradually approaching living-legend status, the Australian expatriate J.G. (Foetus) Thirlwell has for the past twenty years played a leading role in industrial rock, a genre of unrelenting ferocity.  Though some may write Thirlwell off as a stylized noisenik, his vast body of work actually displays a masterful command of the medium of sound.

Original source: The New Yorker, 16 July 2001.
© 2001 The New Yorker

16 Jul '01.