Members Of Deftones, Rammstein, Fear Factory, Converge, Etc. Sing Depeche Mode’s Praises


Depeche Mode‘s influence on metal is examined in-depth in a new article over at Testimonials and anecdotes from Marilyn Manson, Chino Moreno of the Deftones, Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory, Ville Valo of HIM, Converge‘s Jacob Bannon, Rammstein‘s Richard Kruspe, one of Ghost‘s Nameless Ghouls and more are included in the lengthy read. Moreno for one, offered:

“My favorite music from them is a little unsettling. It’s darker-themed and there is a lot of love- and relationship-type things, but it’s not happy music. You never really know what they’re singing about, they’re never really just so open and out front about it. When you listened to them, you sort of ran with the mood of it and you connected it to wherever you were in your life at the time.”

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