Author & Punisher
|Author & Punisher|
Author & Punisher live at Roadburn Festival 2017
|Birth name||Tristan Shone|
|Born||October 18, 1977|
|Genres||Industrial doom metal|
Author & Punisher is a one-man industrial doom metal band from San Diego, CA, made up of mechanical engineer and artist Tristan Shone. He started the band in January 2004. Most of the instrumentation and controllers he uses, entitled "Drone Machines" and "Dub Machines", are custom designed and fabricated by Shone from raw materials and open source electronic circuitry.
Shone has released seven albums as Author & Punisher; the last two, 2015's Melk En Honing (milk and honey/honing), and 2017's Pressure Mine, were released on Phil Anselmo's record label Housecore Records.
His next studio album Beastland is set to be released by Relapse Records in October 2018.
|2005||The Painted Army||A&P Recordings|
|2010||Drone Machines||Heart & Crossbone|
|2012||Ursus Americanus||Seventh Rule Recordings|
|2013||Women & Children||Seventh Rule Recordings|
|2015||Melk En Honing||Housecore Records|
|2017||Pressure Mine||Housecore Records|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Author & Punisher.|
- "Wired Magazine Feature". Wired. February 2014. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Tristan Shone (2010). "HEADGEAR MIDI CONTROL - Make your own octo-microphone USB/MIDI controller". Make. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- "Author & Punisher is 'The Art of Noise'; Realized on 'Melk En Honing'".
- "Housecore Records news". Housecore Records. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
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