Psychotica Tickets

Psychotica, formed in 1994 by Don Hill's bartender Tommy Salmorin and NYC Club Owner Pat Briggs along with Paul"ENA"Kostabi were a seminal influence in Industrial Goth, releasing 3 albums to mixed reviews and varied success. Lead singer Pat Briggs, with outrageous costumes and antics, paved the way for the mainstream acceptance of androgynous musicians in bands like Orgy and Placebo. Psychotica's fame reached it's pinnacle of popularity in 1996, as a result of being on the bill at Lollapalooza with Soundgarden, Rancid, Ramones, Screaming Trees and Metallica. The band had two mainstream releases: Psychotica, and Espina. the band soon folded leaving their final album Pandemic unreleased until 2001. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.