Aug 2017 19

WaxTrax! announces Q&A panel discussion and private screening of documentary in HollywoodWaxTrax! Records has announced a special artist Q&A discussion to examine the renowned independent Chicago record store and label’s history and influence in the industrial music scene, which will take place at Hollywood’s Montalbán Theater on Thursday, November 9. Featuring key artists from WaxTrax! bands such as Front 242, MINISTRY, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, and The Revolting Cocks, the discussion will focus on the long awaited documentary, Industrial Accident: The Story of WaxTrax! Records [..]

Aug 2017 19

Lacey Sculls to host and producer new talk show, launches crowdfunding campaign
 
Lacey Sculls (formerly Lacey Conner) – known for her work as a vocalist, animal rights activist, TV personality, and an active presence on social media – has launched a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign to host and produce a talk show, titled Indecent Exposure. Sculls intends the show to be an unfiltered tackling of sociopolitical issues and current events, revolutionizing the format of Bill Maher and John Oliver by “eliminating the older male, suit-and-tie style host, and instead placing a quick-witted, sharp-tongued, powerhouse vixen at the helm.” [..]

Aug 2017 19

Phantom of the Black Hills announces fifth album
 
Phantom of the Black Hills - ScalpedKnown for its blend of bluesy, gothic roots with aggressive industrial-inspired rock, Phantom of the Black Hills has announced the release of its fifth album, Scalped, for August 25 via Ratchet Blade Records. With lyrics that “fire away at the corporate political establishment and the clowns they call their leaders,” the band states of the album, “Our previous records have either leaned more toward the roots music or toward the aggro approach, but on Scalped we’ve combined everything on one album.” [..]

Aug 2017 18

Compactor releases music video from new EP, announces noise festival performanceCompactor – the experimental industrial/noise project of Dream into Dust’s Derek Rush – has unveiled a frantic and frenetic music video for the track “Network Connection” from the Multicore EP, set for digital release via Low Noise Productions on August 21; the limited cassette edition was released on July 21, which included a download card. According to Rush, the video’s imagery follows the themes that pervade the EP, that of complex systems breaking down after being pushed beyond their limits. In addition, Compactor’s remix of the title track from techno act ANOME’s new Arrival EP; both Arrival and Multicore are available to purchase via Low Noise Productions’ Bandcamp. [..]

Aug 2017 18

Primitive Race announces details of upcoming sophomore album
 
Primitive Race - Soul PretenderIndustrial/rock band Primitive Race has announced the release of Soul Pretender, the group’s second full-length album, on November 3 via Metropolis Records. Once again featuring the core lineup of Chris Kniker, Mark Gemini Thwaite, and Erie Loch, Soul Pretender is stated to be a less polished yet more focused and organic sounding record than the self-titled debut, powered by the presence of new guest musicians Chuck Mosley (ex-Faith No More) and Dale Crover (Melvins) [..]

Aug 2017 18

The Dresden Dolls to perform four sold out shows in fall
 
Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione – collectively known as The Dresden Dolls – have announced a series of four special performances to take place this fall, following up on the pair’s successful run of sold out shows last year. Making good on Palmer’s promise that “The world has not seen the last of The Dresden Dolls,” the band will perform a Halloween show at Washington, DC’s 9:30 Club, followed by three intimate nights at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on November 3, 4, and 6. [..]

Aug 2017 17

Dissonance unveils new track from upcoming album, first official music video
 
Having returned after a lengthy absence with the Void album, electro act Dissonance has unveiled a music video for the track “Drive,” from the upcoming album Break Myself. Co-written by vocalist Cat Hall and Chrys Anthem Wozniak, and mixed by Jim Marcus (GoFight, Die Warzau, Pigface), “Drive” marks the first official music video by Dissonance, co-produced by Wozniak. [..]

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