Feb 122020
Napalm Death

“White Kross” (sometimes spelled as “White Cross”) is the final track from Sonic Youth’s critically acclaimed fourth album Sister, released in 1987. The song’s ferocious, oddly tuned guitars and Thurston Moore’s speak-singing suggest metal or industrial or another extreme genre. Yet the song’s attitude is clearly “punk,” and the sound is clearly Sonic Youth’s own, that it took more than 30 years for someone to give it the true extreme-music treatment. Continue reading »