Black rain was the post -industrial punk group formed downtown as 1988- went into 1989.
The group made our sound, gigged - postering , spraybombing BR symbols across downtown,
moving from end to end of Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn,
shot video w Michael Benson.
One symbol can be seen on the Biohazard album cover, painted on a rusting wall.
Br played C Squat with spark flying , CBGB's, set fire at The Bank on Houston St.,
also the T Sq. Park Anniversary of the riots surrounded by NY Police just waiting to clear the crowd at concert's end time.
We had stowed our misc metal pieces to give the audience
In 1995 Br released the album"1.0" featuring original music we composed for Robert Longo's "Jonny Mnemonic" (Sony) and William Gibson's "Neuromancer" Audio Book (TimeWarner)
on DC's Fifth Column Records.
Followed in 1996 by "nanarchy" also on FCR. w/ guitarist Satoru Ito
2017: Double release on BEB : The ' early years ' "Metal Rain 1989 - '93" LP + all new 4 cut EP
2013 - 2016: Preparing the album tracks for volume 1 of the collection :
Vol.1 covers music from inception to last live show w GG Allin @ The Gas Station on LES ( roughly 1989 -'93 ), a period that saw us recording at Toxic Shock Studios on Lower Broadway , jamming with Young Gods' Franz Treichler there and releasing the Live at Gas Station set on TPOS cassettes.
Vol.2 will cover 1994 -'98 and the group's soundtrack productions including Neuromancer Audio Book original music soundtrack for 1994's 10th Anniversary Edition on TimeWarner .
Swiftly followed by soundtrack work on director Robert Longo's "Johnny Mnemonic" major film ( Sony Columbia 1995 ).
Some tracks previously released our CD album's on Fifth Column Records DC - "1.0" from 1995 & "nanarchy" from 1996 ...
Lastly, this second volume will include the unreleased next album's tracks, the last songs recorded, including Triple Witching Days, Shells and Shrdlu .
2012 ; Blackest Ever Black releases our soundtracks 1994- 95 on vinyl !