Getting secretly doped by locals in India, attacked by malicious intestinal bugs in Pakistan, and solicited to buy AK-47s near Afghanistan — these are not the average distractions from recording a new pop album. It's fortunate, then, that Firewater's Tod A, who experienced all the above mishaps, has little interest in settling for "average" anything. From his days with industrial-punk iconoclasts Cop Shoot Cop to his current role as Firewater's international svengali, Tod's music has always been two steps ahead of the curve. Even when that curve leads to... More >>>