Jan 2018 28

Remastered editions of two iconic Die Krupps albums on Artoffact Records
 
Pioneering EBM and industrial/metal act Die Krupps will be releasing via Artoffact Records remastered vinyl editions of Volle Kraft Voraus and I. The two iconic albums mark distinct eras of the band, with 1982’s Volle Kraft Voraus embracing a synth driven style cited as an inspiration by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb, and I signalling the group’s evolution into a heavier industrial/metal sound. [..]

Jan 2018 25

Fever Ray releases latest music video, announces tour dates
 
Fever Ray – a.k.a Karin Dreijer (The Knife) – has released the video for “Wanna Sip” off of her critically acclaimed new album, Plunge. The video follows the characters introduced in “Switch Seeks Same,” continuing as the fifth part of the narrative where “A New Friend,” “To The Moon and Back,” and “Twosome Takeover” left off. The series features striking imagery and strong visual motifs, which Dreijer and video director Martin Falck discussed indepth with Stereogum as an important aspect of Fever Ray’s art [..]

Jan 2018 25

The Director's Cuts releases new music video
 
The Director’s Cuts – a London based cinematic, industrial, and hard rock influenced project of film and music producer Peter Pahor and singer/songwriter Jon Hartz Wild – has released a video for the song “The Bridge.” The video has a strong nostalgic vibe, capturing the feel of late ’90s interactive music video programs. Hartz Wild describes the track as “A song about the struggles we face in everyday life and whether we can stay positive in our goals to reach our destination [..]

Jan 2018 22

Satyricon announces final tour headlining the U.S.
 
In support of the band’s latest album, Deep Calleth Upon Deep, Norway’s Satyricon has announced what will be the band’s final headlining tour of the United States for this Spring. “As our U.S fans will have noticed, we haven’t toured there in nine years,” states band leader Satyr, continuing, “I like America and I like Americans, but unfortunately touring there has been a difficult chapter in the history of Satyricon.” [..]

Jan 2018 22

Xorcist returns after long absence with new album
 
Xorcist - GODWhile Bat – a.k.a. Peter Stone – has been involved in remixes, DJing, and side projects over the last two decades, he is best known for his work under the moniker of Xorcist, with January 23, 2018 marking the release of God. Completed over a six month period and following a single and instrumental album in 2017, GOD features nine tracks and marks the first full-length Xorcist release since 2000; Bat states that “It is with great trepidation this album is released as no doubt, it will once again push the envelope of reception as do all Xorcist releases.” [..]

Jan 2018 22

ReGen Exclusive: Murder Weapons unveils debut music video
 
At long last, three years after the release of the band’s Guilty debut EP in 2015, Seattle horror/industrial act Murder Weapons has unveiled the music video for the track “HIVE.” With cinematography by Tetraknot, “HIVE” showcases the band’s penchant for blood, gore, and dark imagery atop an aggressive onslaught of pummeling riffs and beats driven by scathing sequences and the powerful and soulful vocals of songstress Dawn Woodkill. Murder Weapons premiered the video on Friday, January 19 at Tacoma, WA’s Blue Mouse Theatre as part of an event presented by Friday Night Frights for a screening of ’80s slasher cult classic New Year’s Evil. [..]

Jan 2018 19

Ritual Aesthetic unveils first single from anticipated second album
 
Ritual Aesthetic - The Analog FleshDenver, Colorado based industrial/metal act Ritual Aesthetic has released the first track from the band’s upcoming followup to the 2014 Decollect debut, titled “The Analog Flesh.” Mixed and mastered by Alex Crescioni of Stygian Sound in Los Angeles, “The Analog Flesh” thematically references “the intellectual and social deconstruction from the physical into the digital genocide of thought.” [..]

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