Springfield, VA, Empire, 06/02/2013
Project Pitchfork, one of the electro/industrial scene’s longest running and most revered acts, continues to make waves with a darkly expressive and gritty audio/visual style. Ayria, on another point on the electro spectrum, garners much acclaim for a ballistic blend of bubblegum pop and gothic flair, topped off by a sleek and aggressive electronics. Together, the two hit the road earlier this year for a blazing tour that demonstrated why both acts are so beloved by todays goths and rivetheads alike. Having performed at Empire in the DC area, the dynamic duo was joined by local heroes Spider Lillies, bringing an electrified twin-guitar assault of darkened melodic force. Capturing the performance was ReGen’s own Jessica Jastrzebski, visually documenting one of the year’s most enticing tours. [..]
Atlanta, GA, The Shelter, 06/04/2013
Project Pitchfork has returned to the United States. The nearly 25-year-old project teamed up yet again with the 10-year-running synthpop project Ayria along for the ride, who – like Pitchfork – is also riding on a new album release this year. The dynamic duo last toured the U.S. in 2010 and sought to expand its reach in this year’s tour, and had been going nonstop since the tour’s inception, which came to Atlanta’s industrial music center: The Shelter.
Atlanta, GA, The Shelter, 07/09/2013
Another hot night in Atlanta, GA, and all the dwellers of the darkest corners of the city begin to converge upon their venue of choice, The Shelter, to see the legendary Leæther Strip and welcomed newcomers Cryogen Second. The crowd filed in early and quickly, causing the entire atmosphere to become electric and filled with the sense that something amazing was about to be witnessed. [..]