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Dallas-based Electro-Shock Machine has created a sexy musical monster! The all-female lineup fuses doom elements of Black Sabbath with the tongue-in-cheek manner of horror rock and the dark, melodic undertones influenced by such post-punk/darkwave acts as Bauhaus, Depeche Mode and Siouxsie & the Banshees. Fronting the band is Ms. Lawless, whose hauntingly beautiful delivery of her poignant, macabre-leaning lyrics frequently culminates in a melee of angst-ridden ranting. The thunderous, primal beatings of bassist Lace Chains and drummer Mickey Murder power the machine while guitarist Laney Lovejoy employs melodic riffs, a touch of twang, and brutal, high-gain crunch. Scarlette Switches' sweet synth melodies seem to rise above the madness to soothe the savage, only to throw the switch and give it another searing jolt!