May 2018 02

Cubanate announces gigs at InFest and London's Elektrowerkz, releases live album
Legends of the industrial scene for the revolutionary blend of techno rhythms and metal guitar riffs, Cubanate has announced a pair of U.K. gigs, the first as a headlining act at this year’s InFest. The band will be making its debut at the prominent U.K. festival, taking the stage on August 24, following performances by Iszoloscope, Siva Six, an Def Neon. The entire festival will be held at the University of Bradford Student Union in West Yorkshire, beginning on August 23 and continuing until August 26 [..]

May 2018 02

Skum Love and Orgy announce new singles, performance at Whisky A Go-Go
Following up on 2016’s Sinister Minister, Hollywood industrial/metal act Skum Love has announced a new single, “Devil May Sing,” to be released on May 15. Produced by Ben Jovi of LeftCoastLabel Recording Studio and mastered by Stygian Sound’s Alex Crescioni, the single will be available on all digital platforms. [..]

Apr 2018 30

Shriekback teases upcoming album with first single, music video
Defying categorization since the band’s inception, English alternative act Shriekback is back with its fourteenth album, Why Anything? Why This?, due for release on May 25. To preview the album, the band has unveiled the introductory single and music video for “And the Rain,” its stark black & white visuals complementing the swampy Southern gothic blues amabience and hinting at the album’s dense and heavily textured sound [..]

Apr 2018 27

Fever Ray releases remix EP ahead of rapidly selling out North American tour
Fever Ray – the alter ego of Karin Dreijer of Swedish electronic duo The Knife – has released an EP of remixes for “Mustn’t Hurry” off of herPlunge album by cutting edge international electronic artists. Among them, former collaborator Tami T. “decided that the track should be in a much higher tempo and be dance-friendly,” declaring that “It’s a banger!” Stockholm’s Dinamarca says of his version that “the idea behind the remix was simple; I took all the parts that I loved from the original, arranged it, and added my favorite drums.” Variations by Malaysia-born, China-based DJ Tzusing and Mexico City’s LAO round out the release. Fever Ray has also compiled a playlist of all available remixes from the Plunge campaign, with new mixes to be added as they are released. [..]

Apr 2018 27

Devin Townsend to release special live album celebrating his second solo album
Having dissolved his band Devin Townsend Project in early 2018 and announing the ERAS vinyl box set series, Devin Townsend will be releasing the live album and concert film Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv on July 6 via InsideOut Music. Recorded during a performance of the musician’s 1997 Ocean Machine: Biomech solo studio album celebrating its twentieth anniversary [..]

Apr 2018 26

3TEETH signs to Century Media Records
On the verge of completing a U.S. tour co-headlinng with HO99O9, L.A. industrial/metal band 3TEETH has signed with the iconic metal label Century Media Records. “It was a perfect-storm-moment for 3TEETH,” states front man and vocalist Alexis Mincolla, “We have more to say than ever and needed a label home that understood that.” [..]

Apr 2018 25

Compactor to release first full-length album, announces live dates with Jason W. Walton
Compactor, the experimental industrial/noise project of Dream into Dust’s Derek Rush, is set to release its first full-length CD, Technology Worship, on May 1 via Oppressive Resistance Recordings. The album explores the relationship between humanity and technology, focusing on the echoes of religion in man’s devotion to and trust in tech. The sounds themselves, mastered by J. Stillings (Steel Hook Prostheses), further set the stage for the allegory [..]

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