Jan 2018 04

Detroit, MI, Saint Andrew’s Hall, 11/30/2017
 
Gary Numan - Savage, North American Tour

 

Gary Numan… what else need be said about him? For four decades, he has transcended the trappings of genre and the fickleness of trends to become one of the most profoundly influential artists in modern music. Known for his darkly vibrant and pioneering work in blending cold, cutting electronics with the dynamics of rock music, he has successfully transitioned from new wave android to industrial/rock warrior, with his latest album, Savage (Songs from a Broken World), standing as a monumental achievement for the artist – a conceptually monolithic and apocalyptic album that addresses the devastating ramifications of man’s ignorance leading to ecological and sociopolitical upheaval. [..]

Dec 2017 22

Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD – 10-25-2017
 

 

Since the band first appeared in the early ’90s, Praga Khan has taken Lords of Acid through numerous permutations, experimenting with different styles with varying levels of success, all in an effort to provide a sensory experience unlike any other. Incorporating all aspects of hard electronic music and industrial/rock, Lords of Acid’s music is as much a conduit for sexual as it is for musical gratification, with the Sextreme Fest ’17 tour being a celebration for the fans – the Children of Acid – to indulge. [..]

Dec 2017 21

The State Theatre, Falls Church, VA – 10-05-2017
Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD – 10-09-2017
 

 

Having earlier this year embarked on a U.K. tour with fellow Hamburg upstarts and musical partners Lord of the Lost, longstanding industrial/rock sensation KMFDM took to our shores once again to deliver a punchy helping of Ultra Heavy Beat mayhem. Supporting the 2017 Hell Yeah album and touring with fellow legendary industrial act ohGr, the tour began with the two bands headlining the third night of Chicago’s ColdWaves VI, with stops at The State Theatre in Falls Church, VA and Soundstage in Baltimore, MD to follow, which ReGen Magazine was fortunately able to attend. [..]

Dec 2017 17


 

Killing Joke is practically an institution – for nearly four decades, the prominent post-punk group has been a singular trailblazing entity whose influence has been cited and felt through virtually every genre of music since. Comprised of vocalist/keyboardist/programmer Jaz Coleman, guitarist Kevin “Geordie” Walker, bassist Martin “Youth” Glover, and drummer “Big Paul” Ferguson, Killing Joke’s sound is a juggernaut of contrasting musical atmospheres driven by spiritual and sociopolitical themes; constantly autonomous and innovative. [..]

Dec 2017 13

The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD – 10/19/2017
 

 

Known as much for his long history with alcohol and substance abuse as for his particular brand of industrial/metal, MINISTRY has proven to be the one habit that Al Jourgensen seems unwilling to break. [..]

Dec 2017 12

Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD – 10/06/2017
 
Front 242 - Circling Overland Tour 2017

 

While several acts have played a significant role in defining the genre, it was Front 242 that gave us the name that perfectly encapsulated the style of danceable industrial and electronic textures that is EBM – Electronic Body Music. For over three-and-a-half decades, the pioneering Belgian group has followed a path of artistic and strategic creativity, eschewing the conventions of melodic songwriting in favor of something more primal and rhythmic. Touring the U.S. in the fall of 2017 [..]

Dec 2017 04

The Star Theater, Portland, OR – 11/12/2017
 

 

What more can be said about Stabbing Westward? One of the biggest selling bands of the late ’90s and early 2000s, bridging the gap between mainstream alt. rock and underground industrial, Stabbing Westward has been enjoying a resurgence in the last two years. Two days after a headlining performance at the first ColdWaves L.A., the band proceeded northward for its last show of 2017. There to catch the show was Chazz Gold of Chazzarazzi Nightlife, to which ReGen Magazine would like to extend its deepest appreciation for offering this coverage of two stellar bands. [..]

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