Subscriber Playlist, February 2021: Even Rivetheads Need Jesus

An exploration of classic Christian industrial music from the '80s and '90s.

As an angst-ridden high school student, it was probably inevitable that I would become enamored by the likes of The Cure, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, and Nine Inch Nails — bands whose dark, minor-keyed music and moody lyrics were of a piece with the emotional turmoil, isolation, awkwardness that I felt as a gangly, nerdy teenager.

But I was also a Christ…

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