Photo detail

Steve Cruz

Stories this photo appears in:

Metal outside the mold

The Esoteric earns fans by breaking genre borders

As far as metal bands go, the members of The Esoteric are hardly the long-haired, head-banging, booze-swilling stereotypes that have dominated the genre ever since the days of Metallica and Spinal Tap. In conversation, the Lawrence fivesome is just as likely to rave about Outkast or Justin Timberlake as flagship metal bands like Faith No More or Mr. Bungle.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.