Aug 2013 13

Alfa Matrix releases Leæther Strip discographyBelgian label Alfa Matrix has released its complete discography of the legendary Leæther Strip’s releases through the Alfa Matrix Bandcamp. The catalog includes 13 EPs and albums from 2005 onward [..]

Aug 2013 13

Lycia announces first full-length album in 11 yearsArizona gothic/post-punk act Lycia has announced its newest album Quiet Moments, the first full-length original album since the 2002 release of Tripping Back into the Broken Days, for release on August 20. “This is a very personal release for me,” says Mike VanPortfleet of Lycia. [..]

Aug 2013 13

Philadelphia, PA, Union Transfer, 04/21/2013

 

Capturing the blistering metal onslaught of Chicago’s CZAR and the incendiary post-punk/industrial energy of legendary Killing Joke, this photo gallery – courtesy of Katherine Gaines of Ambient Eye Photography – showcases the bands’ performance at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA on April 21, 2013.

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Aug 2013 13

Silver Spring, MD, The Fillmore, 04/30/2013

 

While many may lament the shift in Trent Reznor’s emphasis away from the harder edge and abrasive sounds of Nine Inch Nails toward the more melancholy and lush ambience of How to Destroy Angels, it can’t be denied that the act has garnered a significant amount of acclaim. Blending angelic melodies courtesy of vocalist Mariqueen Maandig (and sometimes Reznor), backed by the noisy constructions of Reznor, Atticus Ross, Rob Sheridan, and live member Alessandro Cortini, How to Destroy Angels may not be as angry as Nine Inch Nails, but is no less compelling in its artistry and musical intrigue. [..]

Aug 2013 13

Bluegrass/roots artist announces tribute to My Bloody ValentineKenny Feinstein, front man for Portland based roots/bluegrass/punk act Water Tower, will release his tribute album to Irish alt. rock band My Bloody Valentine on September 17 through Fluff & Gravy Records. The album, titled Loveless: Hurts To Love, pays tribute to My Bloody Valentine’s second studio album Loveless, released in 1991. [..]