Mar 2015 26

Abbey Death to tour with Fractured Fairytales, announces new albumThe husband-and-wife duo of Valerie Gentile and Abbey Nex has announced the formation of a new band, Abbey Death, with plans to tour with industrial/metal band Fractured Fairytales. The I See Evil tour will begin on April 11 in Chesapeake, VA with Abbey Death to support on all but the last two dates in Fractured Fairytales’ home of North Carolina. [..]

Mar 2015 26

cEvin Key debut album to be reissuedFirst released in 1998 and long out-of-print, Music for Cats – the debut solo album from Skinny Puppy founder cEvin Key – will be reissued by Artoffact Records in a double-LP vinyl edition to be released on May 12. Now available for pre-order in see-thru green and standard black vinyl editions, the album is limited to 550 copies [..]

Mar 2015 26

Former Angels of Light bassist releases debut full-length albumDana Schechter, formerly the bassist for Michael Gira’s Angels of Light, will be releasing the debut full-length album for her latest outlet, Insect Ark. Titled Portal/Well, the instrumental album is stated to explore themes of corruption of the natural world and facing oblivion, following a dark narrative in an experimental direction similar to his previous group. [..]

Mar 2015 26

Moonspell - ExtinctMoonspell
Category: Goth / Metal
Album: Extinct
Stars: 4
Blurb: Heavy on melody, mood, musicianship, and above all metal, the latest album from this Portuguese export finds the band over two decades in and at the top of its game.

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Mar 2015 26

Braindance - Master of DisguiseBraindance
Category: Darkwave / Progressive / Metal
Album: Master of Disguise
Stars: 1.5
Blurb: Despite its adventurous and progressive spirit, the latest from this New York act may be too much a practice in excess and overindulgence for many to take it seriously.

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Mar 2015 25

Sonik Foundry - Realm of DisorderSonik Foundry
Category: EBM / Electro
Album: Realm of Disorder
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Treading the same ground as past releases, the latest album from this New England act struggles to exceed any expectations.

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Mar 2015 25

mindFluxFuneral - A Quiet StatemindFluxFuneral
Category: Industrial / Noise
Album: A Quiet State
Stars: 4
Blurb: Virulently noisy as ever, but with a renewed sense of vitality and orchestral scope, mindFluxFuneral breaks its seven year silence with a highly accomplished album.

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