Jan 2017 20

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Chicago electroscuzz band GoFight continues its ongoing campaign against tyranny and bigotry with the release of a band new single and music video, titled “Pussy,” making its debut on January 20, the day of the U.S. presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Offered as a free/pay-what-you-want download as part of the band’s “Donation Ware” platform, all proceeds from the single will be donated to the ACLU – The American Civil Liberties Union – with the band encouraging listeners to develop or continue a relationship with the organiztion during the Trump presidency. [..]

Jan 2017 19

DOPE/Combichrist - Blood Lust Death Tour 2017
 
Industrial/metal legends DOPE and harsh electro heroes Combichrist will be hitting the road together in 2017 for the North American Blood, Lust, Death Tour, sponsored by Blackcraft Whiskey. With both bands performing full sets encompassing old classics and newer tracks from the bands’ latest releases [..]

Jan 2017 19

You can’t keep a well oiled machine down! 16volt front man Eric Powell speaks with ReGen on the band’s third wave, living in The Negative Space, and breaking out into an angry and productive future.
 
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An InterView with Eric Powell of 16volt
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Jan 2017 18

Angelspit produces Lorelei Dreaming debut EP
 
Chicago vocalist Laura Bienz – a.k.a. Lorelei Dreaming – has teamed up with eminent electro/punk act Angelspit for the release of her debut EP, titled Banshee, produced by Angelspit’s Zoog Von Rock. Described by Von Rock as “Dystopian Future Pop,” the EP features five original tracks and five bonus remixes; “We’re working to create music based around what Lorelei naturally does – vocals that are a little sultry and ethereal,” states the producer. A Kickstarter campaign for the EP, which continues until February 28, has already exceeded its $1,000 goal, with several stretch goals added. Banshee will be released on May 1. [..]

Jan 2017 18

Society 1 announces new guitaristFollowing the departure of Alex Crescioni, Los Angeles industrial/metal act Society 1 has announced Hellion’s Maxxxwell Carlisle as the band’s new guitarist; the new lineup will make its debut on Friday, January 20 at Schecter Guitar Research’s annual NAMM indie party. Carlisle stated that he is “really honored, to be joining a band with such a rich and storied history [..]

Jan 2017 16

Cubanate to release retrospective album, announces UK dates
 
Having made a triumphant appearance at the Chicago ColdWaves V festival in 2016, the legandary industrial/metal act Cubanate has announced dates for the UK Brutalism tour, taking place over two dates in April. Presented by UK industrial label Armalyte Industries and Superluminal, the tour celebrates the band’s upcoming release of the Brutalism retrospective, which will feature numerous tracks from Cubanate’s illustrious career. Joining the band for her first UK shows is fellow ColdWaves alumni and rising Los Angeles industrial star KANGA [..]

Jan 2017 16

Mortiis to release remix album, announces tour dates with PIGLess than a year after the release of Mortiis’ latest album, The Great Deceiver, the Norwegian industrial/metal act has announced the release of a remix companion, titled The Great Corrupter. The album will feature tracks from The Great Deceiver “deconstructed” and “corrupted” by the likes of PIG, Chris Vrenna, Rhys Fulber, Die Krupps, JOhn Fryer, Godflesh, Merzbow, and more. [..]