Jun 2017 05

Die Krupps - Live Im Schatten Der RingeDie Krupps
Category: Industrial / Metal / Rock
Album: Live Im Schatten Der Ringe
Stars: 3
Blurb: Die Krupps delivers in this live recording of the band’s 2014 performance at E-tropolis Festival; high energy, pounding beats, and a healthy blend of industrial, metal, and rock, establishing Die Krupps as a band worthy of having a legacy and being considered the AC/DC of industrial music.

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Jun 2017 05

The Raygun Girls - Rising DawnThe Raygun Girls
Category: Alt. Rock / Metal
Album: Rising Dawn
Stars: 2
Blurb: While solid from a songwriting and production standpoint, this one-man band’s hard rocking soundtrack to the apocalypse falls short of the mark due to some less-than-stellar vocals.

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Jun 2017 05

Cygnets - Alone TogetherCygnets
Category: New Wave / Post-Punk
Album: Alone/Together
Stars: 4
Blurb: Canadian front man Logan Turner and his band have once again put together a release worthy of its accolades, marrying older styles with new techniques to create the most haunting collection of songs that they’ve come up with yet.

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Jun 2017 05

John Bergin - The Lords of Bone and MachineryJohn Bergin
Category: Experimental / Dark Ambient / Industrial
Album: The Lords of Bone and Machinery
Stars: 4
Blurb: A fine compilation that can do well to introduce those unfamiliar into Bergin’s nightmarish audio/visual world, while also serving as an excellent retrospective of some of his most haunted musical conjuring.

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Jun 2017 05

SNOG - The Clockwork Man (Non-Compliant Remixes in the Age of Obedience)SNOG
Category: Electro/Industrial
Album: The Clockwork Man (Non-Compliant Remixes in the Age of Obedience)
Stars: 3
Blurb: Contributors from around the globe remixed and reimagined the songs from SNOG’s eclectic 2015 record.

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Jun 2017 05

John Bergin - Crash & Burn Vol. 1John Bergin
Category: Industrial / Darkwave
Album: Crash & Burn Vol. 1
Stars: 4
Blurb: The first in a series of EPs serving as a soundtrack to a literary adrenaline fueled world where life and death are dealt like prizes to those who take the obsessions of a video game into the lethal realm of reality.

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Jun 2017 05

She Pleasures Herself - FetishShe Pleasures Herself
Category: Post-punk / Darkwave
Album: Fetish
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: A darkly erotic brand of post-punk darkwave that plays well as a soundtrack to a kinkster’s fantasy, but offers little else to keep the listener interested for anything more.

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