Dec 2016 07

Thievery Corporation announces new album
The DC based electronica duo of Eric Hilton and Rob Garza – collectively known as Thievery Corporation – pays homage to Jamaican dub on the new album, The Temple of I & I, set for a February 10, 2017 release on ESL Music. Thievery Corporation cites the sounds and philosophy of Jamaican music as a huge influence since the debut EP, Sounds from Thievery Hi-Fi; going straight to the source was the next logical step. The album title is based on the Rastafarian concept of I and I, or unity between all people and the divine. [..]

Dec 2016 05

MINISTRY embraces synthpop past with new collection of rare early material
MINISTRY - Trax! RaritiesOne of the pioneering acts of industrial/metal, MINISTRY now officially embraces the synthpop leanings of the past with a new double album via Cleopatra Records. Scheduled for release on December 9, Trax! Rarities is a special limited edition LP collection of rare early tracks and alternate versions from the band’s WaxTrax! era [..]

Dec 2016 05

Lords of Acid begins crowdfunding latest album
Electro/lust powerhouse Lords of Acid want you to help pop its crowdfunding cherry! The deviant dance floor act has already reached the original goal and started recording a completely fan funded sixth studio album, Pretty In Kink, but the band is now looking for a stretch goal reach around. By cutting out the label, Lords of Acid has given itself free creative reign and made room for fan input. [..]

Dec 2016 05

The Mute Gods second studio album announced
Progressive/pop rock act The Mute Gods has announced the release of the band’s second album, titled Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth, for February 24, 2017 via InsideOut Music. Picking up where the previous album, Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me left off with themes of societal control and the outcome of following dogmatic paths, the album is stated to be a darker and more thought-provoking follow-up to the acclaimed 2016 debut. [..]

Nov 2016 30

Peter Murphy begins second U.S. leg of Stripped tour
Peter Murphy’s Stripped tour has kicked off a second U.S. leg. The legendary goth rock pioneer will perform material spanning his career, from his days as front man for seminal gothic group Bauhaus to his 10 solo albums, with a few covers thrown in for good measure. Longtime collaborators guitarist John Andrews and bassist/electric violinist Emilio “Zef” China accompany Murphy on the tour [..]

Nov 2016 26

Snuttock unveils music video for Leæther Strip remix
Having recently released the Rituals Redux remix companion to the band’s 2013 Endless Rituals album, Baltimore, MD electro/rock act Snuttock has unveiled a new music video for the Leæther Strip remix of “Attention.” [..]

Nov 2016 16

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult releases second in series of retrospective compilations
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult - Sinister Whisperz II: The Interscope Years (1992-1996)Legendary industrial/disco act My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult has announced the release of Sinister Whisperz II: The Interscopr Years (1992-1996) on December 13 via the band’s own SleazeBox Records; this marks the second in a series of compilations featuring new alternate mixes of the band’s best known and notable tracks, with this entry covering Thrill Kill Kult’s “major label” years on Interscope Records. [..]