One of the first to put the "ew!" in Ghoul Punk, they scored airplay on MTV with "Evil" (back when MTV actually showed videos) and a track on Return of the Living Dead. Their crunching guitars and deep drumming never reach warp speed, but stretch out lengthwise somewhere between metal and punk. The real lure is Cancer, the queen of her domain at a time when nicknames were more important than musical prowess and people understood the cheekiness of "acting" like a vampire. Touring some 20-odd years after her heyday, promoting a boxed set, and working on a live DVD, this Cancer doesn't look ready to succumb.