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Austin, Texas based artist Curse Mackey is best known as singer and sample banger of industrial supergroup PIGFACE and as a frequent member of My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult. Mackey has recently launched a self-titled alternative/electronic project that debuted at the 2016 COLD WAVES FESTIVAL in Chicago.
Curse's sound fuses post-punk, dystopian electronics with doom-fueled drones, seductive synth pulsations and industrial dance club beats that evoke the ghosts of early Skinny Puppy, Lustmord, Coil, and the iconic projects Mackey has been a part of. He is currently completing his solo debut album ‘Instant Exorcism’ which will be released to coincide with his 2019 tour schedule which includes dates supporting My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult as well as iconic dark wave legends Clan of Xymox. His new live show is charismatic and intensely captivating having toured extensively in 2018 including a live show in Taipei, Taiwan.
His participation in PIGFACE and other projects has led Mackey to collaborative opportunities with such luminaries as Ogre of Skinny Puppy, Martin Atkins of Ministry/Killing Joke, En Esch of KMFDM, Genesis P-Orridge of Psychic TV, Danny Carey of Tool,
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