Orgy

Sure, William Shatner's done T.J. Hooker, VH1's One-Hit Wonders, and those damn Priceline commercials, but he'll always be Captain Kirk to us. And speaking of one-hit wonders, the Los Angeles glam-industro-metal outfit Orgy is always gonna be the band that did "that New Order song."

Coming out of the box with a cover is a sketchy idea at best (see: Alien Ant Farm). Perhaps back in '98, the group thought it could mirror the moves of the also-Korn-sponsored Limp Bizkit, whose profile only grew after its nü-metal plunder of George Michael's "Faith." In a way, Orgy did follow in its footsteps -- both bands are irrelevant laughingstocks at this point, though Fred Durst at least got a mansion and a couple of Lamborghinis out of the deal.

What did Orgy get? Dropped by its label when it couldn't deliver a decent follow-up single. Things haven't improved with the independently released Punk Statik Paranoia, a ho-hum offering that strips away the electronics that almost made the band interesting in the first place. So will Orgy play "Blue Monday" early in the set (reluctant acquiescence to the past), not at all (middle finger to the past) or during the encore (big ups to the past)? Answer: Who cares?

 
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