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Valor Kand of Christian Death: "I Have an Issue with People Assuming What Jesus Looked Like"

When the late Rozz Williams formed Christian Death way back in the early 80's, the band was more of a campy, death-obsessed punk outfit than the gothic beast they would become under the guidance of one Valor Kand. Kand took charge of the band and brand name that would become Christian Death into the 90's and beyond. After numerous personnel changes, Kand still fronts a version of the band to this day and he seems as confrontational as ever.

From a studio in Maine and in anticipation of Saturday's performance at Three Links, Valor Kand, along with his bass player Maitri were kind enough to speak with DC9 about the legacy, influence and infamy that goes along with being in a band called Christian Death.