Author & Punisher
|Author & Punisher|
|Birth name||Tristan Shone|
|Born||October 18, 1977|
|Genres||Doom Metal, Industrial Metal, Drone, Breakcore, Power Electronics|
|Drone Machines, Doom Machines, Masks, customized microphones|
Author & Punisher is a one-man industrial doom metal band from San Diego, CA, made up of mechanical engineer and artist Tristan Shone, started in January 2004. Most of the instrumentation and controllers he uses, entitled "Drone Machines" and "Dub Machines" are custom designed and fabricated by Shone from raw materials and open source electronic circuitry.
Shone has released six albums as Author & Punisher, most recently Melk En Honing (milk and honey), his first on Phil Anselmo's record label Housecore Records.
- Studio albums
|2005||The Painted Army||A&P Recordings|
|2010||Drone Machines||Heart & Crossbone|
|2012||Ursus Americanus||Seventh Rule Recordings|
|2013||Women & Children||Seventh Rule Recordings|
|2015||Melk En Honing||Housecore Records|
- "Wired Magazine Feature". Wired (magazine). February 2014. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Tristan Shone (2010). "HEADGEAR MIDI CONTROL - Make your own octo-microphone USB/MIDI controller". Make (magazine). Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- "Author & Punisher is 'The Art of Noise'; Realized on 'Melk En Honing'".
- "Housecore Records news". Housecore Records. Retrieved 2015-02-17.