Jul 2015 27

Cocksure - Corporate StingCocksure
Category: Industrial
Album: Corporate Sting
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Picking up where the band’s debut left off, this duo featuring two staples of the Chicago industrial/rock scene is as lyrically irreverent and as sonically malignant as ever, with no signs of slowing down!

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Jul 2015 27

CHANT - Brave New ApocalypseCHANT
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Brave New Apocalypse
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Striking the perfect balance between effective and intelligent songwriting and strong percussive and instrumental prowess, CHANT’s third album is definitely the band’s best effort yet.

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Jul 2015 27

KMFDM - Salvation EPKMFDM
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Salvation EP
Stars: 4
Blurb: Not only acting as a remix companion to the band’s last album and as a teaser for an impending tour, KMFDM’s latest EP bridges the past and present as it wonderfully showcases some of today’s hot talents.

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Jul 2015 27

Ego Likeness - When the Wolves ReturnEgo Likeness
Category: Darkwave / Electro / Goth
Album: When the Wolves Return
Stars: 4
Blurb: Richly crafted yet effectively straightforward songwriting topped off by lyrics that bear an emotional gravitas usually reserved for the most personal and poignant poetry.

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Jul 2015 27

Beauty Queen Autopsy - LothariaBeauty Queen Autopsy
Category: Electro / Alternative / Gothic
Album: Lotharia
Stars: 4
Blurb: A strong debut from the musical pairing of Unwoman and Caustic, drawing on numerous influences and topped off by haunted and sexual lyrics that may disturb as much as they attract.

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Jul 2015 27

Martin Gore - MGMartin Gore
Category: Electronic / Ambient
Album: MG
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Finally writing and producing his own compositions for his third solo effort, Martin Gore tests his capabilities with a series of atmospheric experiments outside of the constraints of his usual songwriting style.

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Jul 2015 27

Acidrodent - Of Human ToxicityAcidrodent
Category: Industrial / Noise / Metal
Album: Of Human Toxicity
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Like a torturous promenade through an exhibition of horrific images, Acidrodent’s latest album is a boisterous and, at times, unpleasant helping of machine metal.

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