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When Thomas Thorn, demented chairman of the Electric Hellfire Club, lost his bandmate and best friend, the Rev. Dr. Luv, to a car accident, Thorn recorded this ultraviolent valentine to the good Dr. and the band that drew the two to music: the fearsome foursome, Kiss. "Calling Dr. Love" is a tough song to get wrong, and the title cover track is exquisite, replete with cool backups and Shane (the Rev. Dr. Luv's Christian name) samples: a faithful yet fresh rendering of the Gene Simmons manifesto. The surrounding album holds other momentous movements like "Hellflower" which blossoms into an electro-Nuggets flashback; while "Very Groovy Boots" goes beyond the valley of the devil-dolls. "He Who Holds the Lightning Rod" plays like a cute and fluffy Skinny Puppy, extolling the legend of the mighty Thor, "God of Thunder." Some grooves are wasted, but the actual songs comprise a reverent tribute and a deliciously deceptive Molotov cocktail.


Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The Electric Hellfire Club's eclectic, satanic, psychedelic music debuted in 1994 with the release of their first album, Burn Baby Burn, the EP Satan's Little Helper, and appearances on a string of compilations, including Mysterious Encounters and Industrial Revolution, Vol. 2. The following year, they released Kiss the Goat and toured extensively with Type O Negative, the Genitorturers, and fellow Cleopatra Records artists Spahn Ranch. Early in 1996, keyboardist Shane Lassen (aka the Rev. Dr. Luv)...
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