Saturday June 6, 2020

On Song: Mikel Jollett, vocalist, The AirborneToxic Event

Your band name stems from the Don DeLillo novel White Noise; explain . . .

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

9th May, 2015
The Airborne Toxic Event (Mikel Jollett on left)

The novel is about this guy – an academic. He’s going about his life, but then this huge chemical cloud gets released because of an explosion and everyone in the town is trying to escape it. He gets exposed to the cloud. So he goes to the doctor and the doctor says, “You’re going to die from this. It might be tomorrow or it might be in 50 years, but you’re definitely going to die”....

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