Apr 2018 13

Oomph! signs with Napalm Records
 
One of the primary influential acts of the German Neue Deutsche Härte style, OOMPH! has signed with the prominent metal label Napalm Records, with plans for a new studio album to be released in 2019. “We are extremely happy to have found in Napalm Records a strong and broad partner worldwide,” the band states, further commenting that the label “offers exactly the right prerequisites for our next steps and we look forward to a longterm collaboration [..]

Apr 2018 13

Rabia Sorda announces new double album
 
The end is near, but it won’t be without a fight! Fronted by Hocico’s Erk Aicrag, Mexican/German Rabia Sorda’s new double album, The World Ends Today is touted as the band’s hardest yet, showcasing the group’s genre-bending wall of sound. Mixed by Nils Lesser (Cypecore), The World Ends Today blends elements of metal, industrial, and electro/punk to conjure a frenetically aggressive sonic whirlwind behind the howling rage of front man Aicrag’s unbridled vocals. [..]

Apr 2018 13

Two new limited edition vinyl releases from DIVE
 
DIVE, the industrial/EBM project of Dirk Ivens is releasing two limited edition albums on vinyl in late spring/early summer 2018, the first of which is a vinyl reissue of the project’s 1995 album Grinding Walls. A collaborative soundtrack with Sigillum S for a film by visual artist Petulia Mattioli [..]

Apr 2018 12

Finally laying the band to rest following the loss of singer Blayne Alexander with a final album, the surviving members of Los Angeles industrial/rock group Idiot Stare speak with ReGen about the band’s history, life in the L.A. scene, and what is yet to come from their future artistic and musical endeavors.
 

 

An InterView with Chad Bishop, Alan “Alien8” Premselaar, Bruce King, and Chad “Fin” Volpe of Idiot Stare
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Apr 2018 12

Former head of Bluntface Records announces new band, releases debut single
 
Having spent two decades as a mainstay of the New England music scene and laying to rest his Bluntface Records in 2017, Otto Kinzel embarks on a new musical venture. Originally named Narcan before receiving a Cease & Desist order from the pharmaceutical company that owns the trademark for the name, Kinzel now announces the industrial/metal project Nuke Everything. Comprised of vocalist Greg Alonge and drummer Jeff Allen alongside Kinzel as guitarist/bassist/programmer, and stating its mission is “to raise a middle finger in the face of fascism and evil corporate power [..]

Apr 2018 11

Muzzy collaborates with Celldweller on new single
 
As the first single from the U.K. drum & bass artist/producer’s upcoming EP, The Cascade, independent Canadian label Monstercat has released Muzzy’s “New Age.” Available now as an immediate download with all EP pre-orders as well as all major streaming services, the track is a collaboration with Detroit based electro/rock hybrid act Celldweller [..]

Apr 2018 11

Lord of the Lost announces new album and European tour
 
German dark/rock act Lord of the Lost, having signed to international metal label Napalm Records last year and releasing the Swan Songs II collection in October, has now announced its sixth full-length album, titled Thornstar. With a release date of August 3, Thornstar will be a concept album following a story of a doomed civilization, with vocalist/founder Chris Harms remarking that “the concept demands a lot of responsibility. [..]

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