The Furies; Megaera, Tisiphone and Alecto. In Greek mythology the Erinyes; “the avengers” —sometimes referred to as “infernal goddesses” were female chthonic deities of vengeance.They correspond to the Furies or Dirae in Roman mythology. When the Titan Cronus castrated his father Uranus and threw his genitalia into the sea, the Erinyes emerged from the drops of blood, while Aphrodite was born from the crests of seafoam.
Back in the Canterbury Apartments days of Los Angeles’ punk scene Alice Bag, of the Bags, met neighbor Shannon Wilhelm whom she eventually ended up living with. After the end of the Bags—and more or less the end of the seedy Canterbury Apartments—Alice Bag was recruited to play bass for a new band called Castration Squad.