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In a press release to promote the Danzig II: Lucifuge album, band leader and singer Glenn Danzig said of this song: "The Catholics and the Baptists have perverted the teachings of Christ. Worshiping their version of Christ could be considered by some to be as bad as worshiping Satan."
Glenn Danzig has on more than one occasion angrily pointed out the similarity between the main riff of "Sex Type Thing
" by the Stone Temple Pilots (released in 1992) and "Snakes of Christ" (released in 1990). (thanks, Travis - Waterloo, NY)
This was produced by Rick Rubin, who has worked with artists in a variety of Genrés, including Run-D.M.C., the Dixie Chicks and The Mars Volta.
Divided Souls: Musical Alter Egos
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Jon Anderson of Yes
From the lake in "Roundabout" to Sister Bluebird in "Starship Trooper," Jon talks about how nature and spirituality play into his lyrics for Yes.