Aug 2014 28

The Gothsicles set and achieve Kickstarter goalChicago based electro/industrial artist The Gothsicles launched and completed its Kickstarter campaign for the new album Squid Icarus in three hours on August 27. The album is set to be released in December of this year on Negative Gain Productions. The campaign officially ends September 26.
Brian Graupner speaks to ReGen regarding the success: “Hot coffee! This got through faster than Barry Allen slamming Red Bull in a hypercube.” [..]

Aug 2014 25

Wayne Static and Powerman 5000 announce co-headlining tourWayne Static has announced a co-headlining tour with Powerman 5000, beginning this November. The tour will begin November 6 in Iowa and circle the Midwest, Atlantic coast, and Southern U.S. through the end of November. Industrial/metal band American Head Charge will provide support [..]

Aug 2014 22

Help Mankind is Obsolete make a music videoMankind is Obsolete wants to create a music video and requests fan assistance. Directed by Clint Carney (System Syn, God Module, Imperative Reaction), the video will support MKiO’s newest album Möbius Loop. “This video will be a combination of puppetry, live action, and practical effects, with a little bit of digital enhancement thrown in,” says the band on the video. “We don’t want to give you just a generic boring performance video. [..]

Aug 2014 22

TweakerRay scores mystery novella audiobookTweakerRay has released his newest album, the score for the mystery audiobook Wie Ein Schwarzer Spiegel (Like a Black Mirror) by Mala Wintar, via Bandcamp. The audiobook features TweakerRay reading the album along with Icy Phoenix, supported by TweakerRay’s score. The digital album on BandCamp also features free tracks [..]

Aug 2014 21

David Bowie to star in comic bookBluewater Productions has announced the releases of a new comic book biography of experimental/art rock legend David Bowie. Set to be released in print and digital formats, the comic – titled Fame: David – is the latest in Bluewater’s Tribute series [..]

Aug 2014 21

Amanda Palmer to release new bookMusician/performer Amanda Palmer has completed work on The Art of Asking, subtitled “or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help.” Based on her experiences as a rising artist and musician, the book follows Palmer’s examinations on the relationships between artist and fan. Prior to the book, Palmer appeared at a TED Conference in 2013 [..]

Aug 2014 21

Die So Fluid announces tour dates, releases new music videoL.A./London goth/rock power trio Die So Fluid has announced a tour of Finland spanning five dates. The tour kicks off on September 3 in Tampere, wrapping up in Lahti on September 7. In additional news, the band has unveiled the music video for “Landslides,” the latest release from the band’s current album, The Opposites of Light. [..]