Jul 2016 30

Circle of Dust premieres new song, music videoCircle of Dust – the industrial/metal band recently revived after a long absence by hybrid/electro artist Klayton of Celldweller – has premiered a music video for the new song “Machines of Our Disgrace,” directed by Klayton and shot/edited by Kyle Danley. This marks the act’s third new track following the singles “Neophyte” and “Contagion,” which appeared on the deluxe edition remasters of the band’s self-titled debut and Brainchild albums, respectively. [..]

Jul 2016 30

The Awakening to join The Mission tourThe Awakening has announced that the band will be joining The Mission’s 30th anniversary tour, beginning with the Shepherd’s Bush Empire show in London on October 8, which also features the legendary Peter Murphy. The Awakening’s Ashton Nyte states, “Supporting The Mission now, as they celebrate 30 years of releasing beautiful music, is one of the greatest joys of my career. [..]

Jul 2016 30

Combichrist to join Cavalera brothers' tourCombichrist has signed on to Max & Iggor Cavalera’s Return to Roots tour. The Norwegian/American aggrotech/metal group will be joined by Allegaeon, All Hail The Yeti, and Oni, in support of the tour celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Sepultura’s watershed album Roots. The Black Dahlia Murder will also play select dates. The brothers Cavalera will perform the Roots album in its entirety nightly. Combichrist founder and frontman Andy LaPlegua states that he “can’t express how stoked I am about this tour,” explaining that Roots “changed everything for me when it came to music.” [..]

Jul 2016 28

Celldweller, Blue Stahli, and Zardonic to appear on video game remake remix album
 
ight Dive Studios, a team of video game industry veterans dedicated to restoring classic computer games, has announced that electronic musicians Celldweller, Blue Stahli, and Zardonic will create new tracks for the System Shock remix album when the System Shock Kickstarter reaches its $1.9 million stretch goal. According to Night Dive Studios audio lead Jonathan Peros, the groups “are a perfect fit for System Shock. [..]

Jul 2016 28

The Tear Garden returns, kicks off PledgeMusic campaign
 
The Tear Garden has kicked of a PledgeMusic campaign for an upcoming album. The long running collaborative project of Edward Ka-Spel of The Legendary Pink Dots and cEvin Key of Skinny Puppy is celebrating its thirtieth year, and is hoping to create, “something extra special.” The last 15 years has seen the project’s albums being created mostly in cyberspace, with Ka-Spel and Key in London and Los Angeles, respectively [..]

Jul 2016 22

Yello to release new album, perform full live showsSwiss electro pioneers and pop culture icons Yello will release their thirteenth album, Toy, September 30. Dieter Meier and Boris Blank’s first album since 2009’s Touch, Yello retains the trademark playful, ultra-modern sound the act is known for, with a few new twists. The duo is joined by guitarist Jeremy Baer and guest vocalists Fifi Rong, Malia, and Heidi Happy [..]

Jul 2016 20

Moog Music resumes production of the legendary MiniMoog Model D
 
After more than three decades, Moog Music has announced that the company will resume production of the world’s first portable synthesizer, the MiniMoog Model D. Originally invented by Bill Hemsath and Robert Moog as a response to the large-scale modular synthesizers of the ’60s, the Model D changed the face of modern music thanks to its portability and expressive features that not only helped it became the choice instrument of a generation, but influenced virtually every synthesizer that followed. [..]