Legendary industrial/metal act Cubanate has announced the release of Brutalism, a retrospectice collection featuring 14 tracks from the band’s first three albums from 1992 to 1996. Scheduled for release on May 5 via Armalyte Industries, Brutalism will include remastered versions of some of the band’s most celebrated singles like “Oxyacetylene,” “Body Burn,” and “Joy,” with front man Marc Heal stating that he is pleased and surprised at how fresh they sound. [..]
RAMMSTEIN:PARIS, which debuted as a limited theatrical release, will be released to DVD on May 19. Pioneering Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund, who has previously worked with The Prodigy, Metallica, and The Rolling Stones, and is known for his unorthodox filming style, captured the pyrotechnic splendor and spectacle of a Rammstein concert with 30 cameras during two shows at Paris’ Palais Omnisports Arena during 2012’s Made in Germany tour. [..]
Velvet Acid Christ and The Birthday Massacre will headline the June 17 installment of Dracula’s Ball. The Philadelphia gothic/industrial institution is the only joint U.S. date for the two groups, and the first Dracula’s Ball appearance by Velvet Acid Christ. DJ Synthicide and DJ Azrael will keep the dance floors pumping all night in two additional rooms. [..]
Legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook and his band, The Light, will release four limited edition color deluxe vinyl albums for Record Store Day 2017 (April 22nd) on the Let Them Eat Vinyl label. Each album features Peter Hook and The Light performing a classic Joy Division or New Order album live in its entirety [..]
Chicago’s ColdWaves Music Festival, now in its sixth year in 2017, has announced the lineup of band’s for this year’s event. Held at The Metro, one of Chicago’s most reputable and renowned music venues and the site of ColdWaves since 2013, on September 29, 30, and October 1 [..]
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: The Great Corrupter
Blurb: With nearly two-and-a-half hours of remixes from some of the scene’s most accomplished acts sprawled out across two discs, this remix companion offers some excellent variations to Mortiis’ artistic vision.
The Mute Gods
Category: Progressive / Rock / Pop
Album: Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth
Blurb: With even more aggressive fervor than the debut album, surpassing its progressive and pop leanings to deliver a dark warning to a humanity rapidly bringing about its own destruction, The Mute Gods succeed in making an album that is apocalyptic, ironic, and catchy.