If you've never heard of Staten Island's Budos Band, think Iron Butterfly meets Rocky, at least on their latest album Burnt Offering. Pretty much the whole album is on my longform pathos-laden running playlist, but I'll just include the particularly creepy and badass title track here.

[And for a Staten Island double dose, step to 2DopeBoyz' mixtape The Wudos[!] Band.]

AuthorJohn Proctor