Everybody has hard choices to make about how they’re going to spend their weekend. Some choices are harder than others. This week’s showdown: One of the ’90s most iconic boy bands vs. one of the ’90s most vile industrial bands. FIGHT!
|Backstreet Boys||My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult|
|What:||Sweetly harmonized bubblegum pop for the masses.||Discordant, sleazy industrial for that one scumbag roommate you had in college.||Advantage: Thrill Kill Kult.|
|When/where:||Planet Hollywood, then Chateau, Friday.||Cheyenne Saloon, Saturday.||Advantage: Push.|
|Named for:||An Orlando flea market.||A British tabloid headline.||Advantage: Thrill Kill Kult.|
|Chief unpleasantries:||The involvement of noted scumbag Lou Pearlman.||The Guess we’ll go with the demon girl simulating on-stage oral sex with a Jesus figure nailed to the cross during the Sexplosion! tour.||Advantage: Push.|
|Sex on:||Your bed, covered in rose petals guuuuuurl.||Wheelz.||Advantage: Thrill Kill Kult.|
|Mashup potential:||Blackstreet Boys: “No Diggity” vs. “I Want it That Way.”||My Life With the Thrill Kill Kilt: “Amazing Grace” vs. “Leathersex.”||Advantage: Backstreet. Like we said last week, EVERYTHING sounds better with “No Diggity.”|