Capt Kirk in Industrial/EBM/Dubstep mash-up!!
Industrial/EBM/dubstep crossover act Blackburner aka Skyla Talon has just released a new album “Planet Earth Attack” via Cleopatra/Hypnotic Records.
As if the genre crossing itself hasn’t left you feeling confused, then check out some of the guests – The album features Star Trek legend William Shatner amongst others, the album also features, and perhaps even more bizarrely members of Yes.
“Planet Earth Attack” is the second album from the band this year, and follows the April release of “Feel the Burn” which featured Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream as well as John Wesley of Porcupine Tree.
Backburner aka Skyla Talon first appeared metal band Killingbird back in 2000, he later joined Scum Of The Earth, which was a side project of Rob Zombie guitarist Riggs in 2005, later still he toured the United States with both Hatebreed and Type O Negative before he began experimenting with electronic dance music production having heard the sounds of Skrillex.
Shatner himself is no stranger to music he first offered his unique interpretations back in 1968 with the cult favourite ”ËThe Transformed Man’ ”â his most recent release being 2010’s ”ËSeeking Major Tom’ 2CD which saw him return to the final frontier of music recording a space-themed concept album that boldly went where no man has gone before .
The album featured distinctive interpretations of classic, intergalactic anthems by David Bowie, Queen, Deep Purple, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath and more and included guest appearances by Zakk Wylde, Sheryl Crow, Ritchie Blackmore, Lyle Lovett, Steve Miller and Peter Frampton PLUS members of The Strokes, The Kinks, Tangerine Dream, Alice In Chains, Deep Purple, Yes, MC5 and more!