Bryan Erickson (musician)


Bryan Erickson (musician)

Bryan Erickson (born September 26 1972) is known primarily for his involvement with the electronic music bands Velvet Acid Christ and Toxic Coma. Erickson also goes by the stage names of "hexfix93" and "Disease Factory". [cite news
url=http://www.velvetacidchrist.com/blueprint.htm
publisher=Velvet Acid Christ website
title=V E L V E T A C I D C H R I S T NEWS
date=2007-10-31
] He currently resides in Westminster, Colorado.Fact|date=November 2007

Musical characteristics

Erickson has experimented with music in several forms since the late 1980s, from punk and funk to electronic music. The overall theme of his work with the band Velvet Acid Christ is typically negative, culturally critical, and misanthropic; his work with Toxic Coma is a more experimental blend of the same with humor that often strays into parody.

Inspiration

Erickson claims to draw most of his creative inspiration from an abusive, repressed childhood and the "impurities" of modern Western culture. He has also been inspired by a diverse array of other musicians and their works; these influences range from bands such as Skinny Puppy, Orbital, and The Legendary Pink Dots to more mainstream acts like Madonna, The B52's, and Garbage.cite news
url=http://web.archive.org/web/20050206174835/velvetacidchrist.com/faq.htm
publisher=Velvet Acid Christ website
title=VAC: FAQ
date=2007-10-31
]

Erickson's personal life is often expressed through his music. A practicing vegan, he sometimes discusses this in his lyrics. Similarly and more frequently, he expresses his beliefs regarding animal rights, human rights, capitalism and religion.

ee also

* Velvet Acid Christ

References

External links

*http://www.vampirefreaks.com/Velvet-Acid-Christ Bryan Erickson's Vampirefreaks
* [http://www.lastsigh.com/interviews99/vacjune99.htm Bryan Erickson interview transcript] at "Last Sigh Magazine"
* [http://www.chaindlk.com/interviews/index.php?interview=VAC2 Bryan Erickson interview] at "Chain D.L.K."


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