Apr 2015 13

Coal Chamber premieres new lyric video featuring Al JourgensenCoal Chamber, in association with Metal Injection, has premiered a new lyric video for the song “Suffer in Silence,” featuring guest vocals by Al Jourgensen of MINISTRY. The song is to be featured on the band’s upcoming new album, Rivals, set for release on May 19 via Napalm Records. “Al has been a close friend for many years,” states Coal Chamber front man Dez Fafara; “He’s a legend, and literally was the only guy I asked to be a guest on this record.” [..]

Apr 2015 13

William Control announces new tourDarkwave/punk artist William Control, with his touring band The Neuromantic Boys, has announced tour dates for The Punishment tour, marking the artist and band’s first headlining tour after spending 2014 as a support act for Combichrist. “They were so amazing to us,” says Control, “and took us all over the world and gave us an audience to play in front of every night.” The US leg of the tour begins in Salt Lake City, UT on May 6 and continues until June 11 in Seattle [..]

Apr 2015 13

Members of Porcupine Tree and King Crimson unveil new band and music videoKing Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto and Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin have joined forces in a new band, O.R.k., with plans to release a debut album, Inflamed Rides. Pre-orders for the album are available via the band’s MusicRaiser page, “to release our music directly, without going through the traditionally accepted channels of record label, publicist, etc.” The band also plans to launch a remix competition [..]

Apr 2015 10

Apoptygma Berzerk releases experimental vinyl-only EPThe latest release from renowned electro/rock act Apoptygma Berzerk is a new vinyl-only EP of experimental electronic music, titled Videodrome. Limited to 400 copies on blue wax vinyl, with a promise of no reprints [..]

Apr 2015 09

Android Lust to perform first live shows in three yearsExperimental industrial/rock act Android Lust will be performing on Saturday, April 11 at Bar Sinister in Hollywood; this marks the band’s first live show in three years. Joining the band will be fellow industrial rockers Element A440 and Mankind is Obsolete [..]

Apr 2015 08

ColdWaves IV band lineup announced!The official lineup for the fourth installment of Chicago’s ColdWaves festival has been announced, featuring legendary industrial/metal band Godflesh as the main headliner. In addition, other luminaries of the genre including Front Line Assembly, Pop Will Eat Itself, Lustmord, Severed Heads, and a special reunion of Paul Barker’s Lead into Gold. Other acts on the lineup will be announced in the coming week. [..]

Apr 2015 08

Wire streams upcoming self-titled album, announce festival datesPost-punk/rock band Wire has announced the release of its upcoming self-titled album on Pinkflag, the band’s fourteenth overall, set to hit US stores on April 21. To preview the album, NPR Music will be streaming Wire via the station’s “First Listen” website; pre-orders for the album are available via Amazon, iTunes, and the Pinkflag online store. [..]