Moby Twice Considered Starting Separate Metal Bands With Pantera, Motley Crue Members + Bjork

Although Moby is primarily known for his work in electronic dance music, the musician’s early musical pursuits began playing in the punk band Flipper. During a recent conversation with NME, Moby revealed that twice in his life he considered starting a metal band and trying to bring in some high-profile collaborators to make things even more hefty. bottom.

The first happened during a drunken night out with Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. They had one more big name ready to join them.

“After being sober for a while, this is Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul, [Motley Crue’s] Tommy Lee and I regret not starting with them this chaotic metal band that sounds like a cross between Pantera and my old punk group Flipper.” recalls the musician.

Elsewhere in the chat, Moby recalls talking about a potential metal collaboration with Bjork, but the idea hasn’t gone far. “In the early ’90s, I was having brunch with Björk and said, ‘We should start a heavy metal band together.’ I didn’t know, I didn’t even register because it was so far beyond her consideration!

In other Moby Rock-related news, the musician has released a new documentary. punk rock vegan movieMany fellow rockers detail the cross-pollination between punk rock music and those involved in animal rights activism.

The film features Rob Zombie, Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro, Minor Threat’s Ian McKay, Misfits’ Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, AFI’s Davey Havoc, Quicksand’s Walter Schleifels and more. is performing. You can watch the full movie below.

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