Twin Temple’s sultry, Satanic doo-wop is red in tooth & claw, drawing liberally from early rock ‘n’ roll’s sonic swing while merrily subverting the traditional societal norms that birthed it. High priestess Alexandra James’ fiery black rose croon is a Luciferian revelation.... Their aesthetic screams metal...but their sound is anything but.
Like the Marvelettes if that group had pined after the blessings of Baphomet instead of the boy next door…Twin Temple is a heterodox generation of new self-described Satanists…upending old rosemary’s baby and Helter Skelter stereotypes in service of radical politics, feminist aesthetics and community unity.
Inspired by the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll, Twin Temple rejects conformity of any kind, whether it’s through their magick, performance, or sound. If there’s anything to expect with twin temple, it’s the unexpected.
Beyond the hellish flair is a melodic and poetic elegance underpinning these 10 catchy songs that’ll possess you for days.
Twin Temple are a seven-piece voodoo jazz gang..draped in a black veil, human skull in hand, you’d think this murder-bluesy queen’s consort was beelzebub himself. Squares in the 50’s would’ve lost their minds over the suggestion of Satanic Doo-Wop, but these days it’s practically a necessity.
This is music for turning the lights down low, sipping an old fashioned from a brass goblet, burning a bit of incense and slowly slinking around the living room in your best black lace gown.
Twin Temple make music that appeals to the dark side of your soul…the group brings dark, macabre themes to the style of traditional American music.
A sullen take on ‘60’s girl groups…Twin Temple have turned heads with a brassy sound right out of the darkest corners of the 1950’s and the look of mourners in a New Orleans funeral procession.
Satan isn’t just for metalheads any more.
So much soul, so much darkness, and so much stage presence. up-and-coming los angeles act Twin Temple have been creating quite a buzz in the underground music scene of L.A.