Artwork for the next Christian Mistress album is due in about three weeks, and the band is at a crossroads.
"We'd like to do something that is lighter and more reflective," says Christine Davis, singer for the Portland-based, Seventies-metal-inspired group. "We'd like to use less dark colors and have something that really pops out and really represents the power and sharp brightness that we feel the band is at right now." All of the band's previous releases have been decidedly more, well, black. More metal.
But the one constant is a religious symbol they've used on every release since forming in 2008, one that's become synonymous with the group. It clanged around the music blogs, Twitter, and Reddit this month, finding its way in front of more eyeballs than ever in its history: Kanye West was gonna use the symbol on his album, too.More »