Nitzer Ebb, Pigface
| 1 September 1966 (age 49)
Barking, East London, England, United Kingdom (1966-09-01) |
An Extremely Goofy Movie, Carrotblanca
Kill Your Friends, Fook, Gub, The Best of Pigface: Preachin, That Total Age
Bon Harris, Terence Fixmer, Alan Wilder, Julian Beeston, Maggie Estep
Douglas McCarthy Wikipedia
Douglas John McCarthy (born 1 September 1966) is the vocalist of the English EBM band Nitzer Ebb.
McCarthy writes and performs with the band. He has appeared on multiple recordings by Recoil and has released material in collaboration with DJ Terence Fixmer as Fixmer/McCarthy. He contributed vocals to tracks by Die Krupps, Motor, KLOQ (band), Client, and more recently Kenneth James Gibson's Reverse Commuter project.
After Nitzer Ebb originally split, McCarthy left the music business — save for his work with Recoil — and focused on film studies and design in Cambridge. He moved to London in 2000 to work in the advertising field.
McCarthy's first solo album was originally titled Life Is Sucking The Life Out Of Me. The album was written, recorded, and mixed at Easier with songwriter/musician/producer Stephen Papke and British House DJ/producer Mark "Blakkat" Bell. All songs were co-written by McCarthy, Papke and Bell.
Currently performing as Douglas J. McCarthy, his first solo album, Kill Your Friends, was released in November 2012 on Los Angeles-based label Pylon Records. McCarthy collaborated with Headman and producer Scott Fraser on the Noise EP, and with Cyrus Rex on the DJMREX EP.