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Their dark materials

Black Angels revel in a brooding, dangerous sound

The Black Angels (from left, Nate Ryan, Christian Bland, Kyle Hunt, Stephanie Bailey, and Alex Maas) are touring in support of their second record, 'Directions to See a Ghost.' The Black Angels (from left, Nate Ryan, Christian Bland, Kyle Hunt, Stephanie Bailey, and Alex Maas) are touring in support of their second record, "Directions to See a Ghost." (Briana purser)
By Jonathan Perry
Globe Correspondent / June 29, 2008

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"Oh, great, we just pulled into Detroit and already I'm hearing sirens." Alex Maas, singer for the Texas-bred mood-swingers the Black Angels, is in the midst of insisting that - despite his band's name and predilection for dark drones - "we're all really happy people" when the panicky, alarmed whine of a police car or an ambulance arrives within earshot. (Full article: 748 words)

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