A Boston-based rock band
, comprised of Amanda Palmer (vocals, piano), and Brian Viglione
(drums, occasional guitar). Pioneers in the obscure and minute rock sub-genre
of Punk Cabaret. Their visual style
is almost exclusively black and white. Biggest hits are 'Coin-Operated Boy' and 'Girl Anachronism.'
Thier first, eponymous album was released
in 2004. The band
itself formed in mid 2000. Their album 'Yes, Virginia' is due for realease April 2006. In between these times have been
numerous singles, covers, and concert recordings. After touring with
Nine Inch Nails in 2005, they gained somewhat
more national recognition.
Related artists are said to be Rasputina and Katzenjammer Kabarett, though the former is more associated with
the Goth genre
(They are awesome)