Nov 2014 19

Ras DVA Records founder Ric Laciak has diedRic Laciak, the founder and driving force behind underground electro/industrial label RAS DVA Records, has died having succumbed to cancer. He was a well known radio DJ for WMSE 91.7 FM in Milwaukee, WI, a writer for Industrial Nation, and at one time had worked for Zoth Ommog’s Music Research GmbH. [..]

Nov 2014 13

The Clay People unveil teaser video for new albumColdwave/alternative metal band The Clay People has unveiled a teaser video via Facebook for the band’s upcoming album, scheduled for release in 2015. The video features an excerpt from the band’s rerecording of “Palegod,” originally from 1996′s The Iron Icon EP and performed as the opening track during the band’s performance at Coldwaves II in 2013. [..]

Nov 2014 13

Download re-releases Manson Family OST on vinylDownload, the duo of cEvin Key and Phil Western, has announced the vinyl re-release of the 1996 album Charlie’s Family through Artoffact Records in early 2015. The Artoffact re-release comes in three vinyl color options and includes and mp3 download with purchase. [..]

Nov 2014 12

Marilyn Manson announces ninth albumMarilyn Manson has confirmed the release of his ninth studio album, titled The Pale Emperor, on January 19 (January 20 in the U.S.) through Cooking Vinyl Records. The 10-track release follows 2012′s Born Villain, with a special deluxe edition featuring three additional tracks. The Pale Emperor is now available for pre-order through Amazon. [..]

Nov 2014 12

Aphex Twin releases dozens of tracks through SoundcloudElectronic/IDM artist Aphex Twin has shared more than 30 previously unreleased tracks, including dozens of studio experiments on his modular synthesizer and early versions of Syro tracks. The release comes in a follow-up interview with the Noyzelab blog, which contains numerous sample tracks from the Soundcloud release. [..]

Nov 2014 07

Front Line Assembly replaces VNV Nation on upcoming U.S. tourFront Line Assembly will be joining the Skinny Puppy, Haujobb, and Youth Code on the upcoming U.S. tour, following the withdrawal of VNV Nation. The announcement came through both FLA and Skinny Puppy’s social media [..]

Nov 2014 05

John Carpenter to release album of imaginary movie themesRenowned movie director and composer John Carpenter has announced the release of a solo album, titled Lost Themes. Originally rumored to be unreleased material Carpenter had discarded from previous scores, the album is in fact a collection of all new material composed for imaginary movies; of the music, Carpenter states them to be “little moments of score from movies made in our imaginations.” [..]