Rock My World Canada, chapter 189: Masochistic Religion

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Masochistic Religion were a goth music group and one of the first goth bands from Toronto. The band went through many line-up changes over the years with Mitch Krol as the only consistent member. They formed in the late 80s and broke up in 1998. Their album Litanies of Satan is based on Charles Baudelaire’s writings. They were signed to Belgian label KK Records. Bassist, Mopa Dean formed Toronto punk band Armed and Hammered in 1989. Mitch Krol now plays in a solo project under the name James Junkin Jr.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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