They were known for such classics as, "I Enjoy Ham (Ham Is What I Enjoy)". His next project was the band Count Blastula and the Zygotes with Chaz and Cody Thompson. He began studying music theory in college, and began working on various orchestrated pieces. They changed their name to Junk For Jesus to avoid copyright infringement.
They eventually disbanded for various reasons (drugs, creative differences, etc.). They were known for songs like, "Pigfucker" and a cover of "Now I Wanna Be Your Dog" by The Stooges. David started looking for other projects to join. He was directed to a kid named Gabriel through his classical guitar instructor.
They started collaborating on a soundtrack to a film Gabriel was writing. The project was called Intolerance. David began writing serious songs using his new-found musical knowledge. They eventually morphed into a vehicle for his writing called Sister Ruin.
Sister Ruin played several shows before they disbanded (creative differences). The shows displayed a new persona David had been forming. He began studying the works of Antonin Artaud, and the Surrealist movement. It shocked audiences, some of whom thought they were to be the victims of some drug-induced violence.
After they broke-up, David continued his act under his own name and released an LP in early 2009. It was titled Atrocities. Reviewers considered it a dark and angry effort. In the summer of 2009, David connected with theory classmates Nathan and Robb Webb to collaborate on a theatrical gypsy cabaret project called Dr.
Artemis Absinthe and His Traveling Sideshow. Nathan began showing interest in David's solo project, and became a full-fledged member of the band. Shortly after they found a drummer named Todd. Read more on Last.fm.
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