Dec 2014 01

En Esch - SPÄNKEn Esch
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: SPÄNK
Stars: 4
Blurb: Undeniably gritty and irresistibly catchy, this second solo outing from the industrial music icon is every bit as diverse and as enjoyable as one would expect from En Esch.

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Dec 2014 01

The Birthday Massacre - SuperstitionThe Birthday Massacre
Category: Goth / Darkwave / Rock
Album: Superstition
Stars: 4
Blurb: Proving that the well of ideas has not yet run dry, The Birthday Massacre delivers one of its most powerfully engaging and darkly melodic albums to date.

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Dec 2014 01

Pink Floyd - The Endless RiverPink Floyd
Category: Ambient / Progressive / Experimental
Album: The Endless River
Stars: 4
Blurb: Paying tribute both to the late Richard Wright and the band’s past, this final outing from one of rock’s most influential and experimental entities is a lushly ambient offering; less a swansong and more a love letter.

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Dec 2014 01

KMFDM - Our Time Will ComeKMFDM
Category: Ultra Heavy Beat / Industrial / Rock
Album: Our Time Will Come
Stars: 4
Blurb: Three decades and still going strong, KMFDM makes clear that the best days have yet to pass with an album as varied and at the same time consistent as any the band has ever produced.

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Dec 2014 01

Godflesh - A World Lit Only by FireGodflesh
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: A World Lit Only by Fire
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Exhibiting a maturity of production and performance without losing the raw power first heard 26 years ago, this return album from Godflesh stands as one of the band’s bleakest and most accomplished outings.

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Dec 2014 01

Prude - The Dark Age of ConsentPrude
Category: Industrial / Coldwave / Machine Rock
Album: The Dark Age of Consent
Stars: 4
Blurb: No mere flight of fancy, but a boisterous excursion into the sleazy chrome underbelly of machine rock from this veritable supergroup of renowned talents.

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Dec 2014 01

The Rabid Whole - ProblemsThe Rabid Whole
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: Problems
Stars: 4
Blurb: A wonderful taste of where this dynamic and talented Toronto band has in store, showcasing tighter songwriting and even cleaner production with mass appeal.

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