Jun 2017 20

Afghan Whigs announce North American tour
 
Having released the In Spades album earlier this year, alternative rock act Afghan Whigs has announced a tour of North America for this fall. Spanning 28 cities, the tour follows up on the sold-out performance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, and will feature support from Har Mar Superstar on all dates, beginning in Orlando, FL on September 6 and concluding on October 27 in New Orleans. [..]

Jun 2017 20

DIM7 unveils second single, lyric video from upcoming EP
 
DIM7 - BATS EPGothic metal band DIM7 has released a lyric video for “Adorned (Insidiously),” the second single from the upcoming BATS EP. The song features the vocal talents of Chela Rhea Harper of Sarasvati, lending a “dark and silky” style to contrast with the growls of front man Alex Crescioni. [..]

Jun 2017 16

PIG unveils music video for "Prey & Obey"
 
With the release of the Prey & Obey EP, the iconic industrial/rock act PIG has released the music video for the anthemic title track via Revolver Magazine. Produced by Blackswitch Labs and directed by Gabriel Edvy, “Prey & Obey” is chockfull of PIG’s trademark melange of lyrical depravity and decadence, driven by menacing guitars and powerful beats. [..]

Jun 2017 15

Chelsea Wolfe unveils new single from upcoming album, announces U.S. tour with Youth Code
 
Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss SpunCalifornia doom folk artist Chelsea Wolfe has announced her fifth studio album, Hiss Spun, will be released September 22, preceded by a new single, “16 Psyche.” Wolfe’s ethereal vocals float and echo above thick, grinding guitars and howling bass punctuated by insistent drums swirling in a sea of distortion in what some are calling her heaviest song to date. The album was recorded by Kurt Ballou of Converge and features Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle) on guitar. [..]

Jun 2017 13

DOPE to embark on Fall 2017 tour with (HED)Pe
 
Veteran industrial/metal band DOPE and G-punk trailblazers (HED)Pe have announced a joint Fall 2017 tour. The Monster High Tour kicks off September 9 at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Lynchburg, VA and will also feature metal rockers Ill Niño on selected dates. This marks DOPE’s third tour since mid-2016, following hot on the heels of the Blood Lust Death Tour with Combichrist earlier this year; front man Edsel Dope says that while he is “really excited about this tour,” he is “anticipating that this will be the last DOPE tour for a some time. [..]

Jun 2017 12

Empire State Human returns with new album, lyric video
 
Empire State Human - Romo15 years after the 2002 Pop Robot debut, Irish electronic band Empire State Human has released a new full-length album, Romo on Moscow’s ScentAir Records. The release touches on themes of outsiders and subtle political commentary, while staying true to the group’s synthpop and electronic roots to create a sound both retro and modern. ESH founding member, Aidan Casserly describes the album as “a pure electronic pop album [..]

Jun 2017 07

Trash Deity unveils title track from upcoming debut EP
 
Trash Deity - Run 4 Your Lies!Trash Deity – the Los Angeles industrial/rock project of My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult’s Groovie Mann (a.k.a. Franke N. Nardiello) and Blue Eyed Christ’s JDN (a.k.a. John D. Norten) – has released the music video for the title track of the upcoming EP, Run 4 Your Lies!. Mann describes the song as “a maniac chant to raise the bored to trash the dance floor to create some electricity for the body dancing next to them,” while Norten likens it to “the chaos and confusion of our modern times wrapped in a hypnotic industrial dance groove with a throbbing bass pounding to the universal beat.” [..]