Behind the Music


Parade of Innocents

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by Xerxes Praetorius Horde I think this song is always going to be extremely important and close to myself and the rest of the band. In a way, it was responsible for laying the groundwork for the rest of  “Soldiers of the Mark,” and proved to a lot of nay-sayers that we were not just using […]

7 Things Most Bands Won’t Tell You About Touring Western Canada

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…But WE will! by The New Jacobin Club 1. We claim to be road warriors…and we are…road conditions, vehicle problems, and a severe lack of nutritious foods on the Western Canadian highways do not stop us. But the ride between cities of any sizeable population is SO DAMN LONG AND BORING the only real answer […]

Blood on the Stage: Behind the Makeup and Masks

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Join us in a twisted and colourful world populated by Victorian Hellfire clubs, supernatural seductresses, steampunk occultists, clockwork bounty hunters and pagan deities… In the following short film you will meet all six members of the New Jacobin Club as we discuss the psychology of makeup, masks and performance art. Costumes and storytelling have been […]

NJC Video Blog: This Treason

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by Xerxes Praetorius Horde/footage courtesy PCP Productions In the summer of 2010, the New Jacobin Club was finishing up with the long grueling process of completing the studio recording of  This Treason, an album so thick with instrumentation and layers upon layers of vocals that keeping track of everything was becoming a daunting task. As the […]

Partying With Freakshow Performers at the Cannibal Circus

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By Xerxes Praetorius Horde The days of rock ‘n roll excess are over. The decadence of the 80’s LA glam metal scene will forever be legend. The energy and bitter social upheaval of the original 1970’s punk scene can never be duplicated.  Gone are the days when a record company throws thousands, even millions, at […]

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