With the proliferation of electronics continuing to blur the lines between industrial and extreme metal, Aborym truly stands in a class all its own. Malfeitor Fabban speaks with ReGen about the band’s latest album, Dirty, truly living up to its title.
Combichrist released its newest remix EP, From My Cold Dead Hands, on February 28 through Metropolis and Out of Line Records. Featuring remixes by Ryle, NITRO/NOISE, Darksiderz, Ginger Fish (Rob Zombie, ex-Marilyn Manson) and more, the eight track EP also includes a non-album song, ”You Belong to None.” ”I’m not a politician, and I don’t expect my politicians to make music,” says Combichrist’s Andy LaPlegua. “However, people are so afraid to say what’s on their mind if it’s not PC. I believe in the rights to have guns, and I believe in personal freedom.” [..]
Industrial/rock performance artist GAREK will release his debut single Save the Queen on March 5. Co-produced by American Music Award winner and Billboard topping songwriter Alana Da Fonseca, the single also features a cover of Katy Perry’s “E.T.” [..]
Filmmakers Amélie Ravalec and Travis Collins have announced their upcoming documentary, Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay, the first film to document the history of industrial music, featuring interviews from the genre’s most influential bands, artists, labels, and fanzines. Currently in post-production and set to be released later this year [..]
Jamaican singer/actress Grace Jones will reissue her 1981 new wave album Nightclubbing on April 28 for the first time ever as a deluxe edition, featuring bonus 12-inch mixes and rarities. Among the rarities are two newly discovered tracks from the original sessions, including a cover of the Gary Numan/Tubeway Army classic “Me! I Disconnect from You” and the (Long Version) of “Feel Up.” Still widely considered Jones’ best album to date, Nightclubbing, named for and featuring her cover of the Iggy Pop/David Bowie song of the same name, has been remastered from the original analog tapes [..]
Italian metal/industrial act Aborym will release its Dirty Remix album through Stridulation Records on March 15. The album comes in a limited edition aluminium box and contains a previously unreleased track entitled “A.T.W.A. | All the way Alive,” a new version of “Does Not Compute (“Captain Morgan” version)” from the critically acclaimed album With No Human Intervention [..]
The Annihilvs label presents the North American tour of acts Brighter Death Now, Deutsch Nepal, and Raison d’Être this October. The three Swedish bands last toured the U.S. in 2004. Full dates are available through Annihilvs [..]