Mar.
04
2011
Murder Ballads: 5 Killer Songs To Positively Die For

Murder Ballad.

Chew on that curious union of words for a minute. It brings to mind folk songs sung by applesauce-cyanide cults, clad in Nike sneakers. Screenshots of HELTER SKELTER written on the walls in blood. Streamed video of Buffalo Bill in a self-stitched skin suit, playing a mandolin to the well-lotioned occupant of his dark and deep cellar well. But what horrors do this morbid and macabre musical sub-genre actually consist of? More…