Jun 2018 25

Kælan Mikla signs with Artoffact to release long lost debut album
First forming in 2013, Icelandic synth/punk trio Kælan Mikla has signed with emminent electro label Artoffact Records to release the band’s long lost death/rock album Mánadans. Produced by Kimono’s Alison MacNeil and recorded in 2014 before the band’s incorporation of synthesizers, the album was ultimately shelved [..]

Jun 2018 21

As one of the headlining acts at this year’s PIGFest, Dawn Wood speaks with Seattle’s Strap On Halo about the band’s history, resurrecting in 2009 after a long hiatus to become one of the scene’s more exciting modern acts.


An InterView with Layla Reyna of Strap On Halo

Jun 2018 21

Working Order Records announces charity dark music event in DC
Washington, DC based non-profit record label Working Order Records has announced a two day charitable dark music festival. The Tiny Cat festival runs on August 3 and 4 at the Black Cat in DC, and will feature a mix of 10 local and international bands, including the U.S. performance debut of Paris act Hante. Other acts on the bill include Working Order’s own Technophobia, and fellow DC acts Radiator Greys and Aertex; as well, longstanding post-punk/electro band Crash Course in Science will be featured [..]

Jun 2018 20

Hanzel und Gretyl celebrates 25th anniversary with band's most metal album yet
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of New York City industrial/metal group Hanzel und Gretyl, and the band is celebrating in style with the July 6 release of the eighth full-length album Satanik Germanik. Following in the footsteps of 2014’s Black Forest Metal, the new album promises to be the band’s most metal release yet [..]

Jun 2018 19

Killing Joke drummer "Big Paul" Ferguson to release solo debut EP
With Killing Joke to embark on a 40th anniversary tour in September, drummer “Big Paul” Ferguson has announced the release of his solo debut EP, titled Remote Viewing. Due out on August 24 via the Dead Radio Station record label, the EP’s seven tracks feature guitar, bass, and keyboard contributions from Mark Gemini Thwaite [..]

Jun 2018 19

Ashrr unveils first single and music video directed by William Morrison
The newly formed Los Angeles darkwave collective Ashrr has unveiled its first single, titled “Medicine Man.” Originally premiering on New Noise Magazine in April, the video for “Medicine Man” was directed by William Morrison, best known for his work with Skinny Puppy, ohGr, and Front Line Assembly. [..]

Jun 2018 15

Chris Liebing announces first album on the Mute label
German DJ, producer, and CLR label founder Chris Leibing has announced a new album, Burn Slow, his first on the Mute label, will be released on September 7. From the album comes “Polished Chrome (The Friend Pt. 1),” a song featuring vocals by the incomparable Gary Numan, and “Novembergrey” to mark the occasion. The album is a minimalist departure from the fast, heavy techno Liebing has become known for [..]

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