Perhaps it isn't a 'performance'. Perhaps the band are genuinely nuts. In any case, their brand of fight music is undoubtedly demented, infused with the groove of funk, the campy horror of metal and the raw energy of punk.
It’s the kind of music an armless boxer might enter the ring to. It's the kind of music the West Australian army will play if there's ever another Emu War. It's jukebox music to fuel a bar brawl at the retirement village. It's the kind of music I play when tasked with getting rid of the spider in the bath, a twenty minute duel involving much screaming in which I usually resort to gingerly approaching it with a vacuum cleaner.
Tell me more about the ‘mysterious Ishii’…
Explain the inspiration behind the song ‘Provocative Cat’?