Category: Industrial / Electro / Experimental
Blurb: Flowing like a sci-fi narrative of a bleak future in which our reliance on machinery threatens to overtake the human impulse; and yet, the human element wins out with organic song structures and aggressively emotive vocals.
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Blame It on the Devil
Blurb: Full of vibrant melodies and twilit atmospheres amid raucous nü-metal cacophonies, Deadstar Assembly’s return after five years sounds to be well worth the wait.
Category: Electro / Industrial / Hip-Hop
Album: Carbon Black EP
Blurb: At once abrasive and festive, the debut EP from Amelia Arsenic hits hard with a caustic blend of styles that is sure to get people excited and begging for more.
Category: Electro-pop / Witch-House / Experimental
Album: Under a Dub Witch Moon
Blurb: Eerily catchy yet dynamically unconventional, this latest outing from the great Stella Soleil is a beautiful and otherworldly musical journey.
PIG vs. Primitive Race
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Long in the Tooth EP
Blurb: Signaling the rise of a hot new talent and solidifying the return of one of industrial/rock’s heroes, the sheer might and power of this EP is almost too much to bear… almost.
Category: EBM / Industrial
Album: Squid Icarus
Blurb: Probably the defining Gothsicles album, with a wash of great songs and beats from start to finish and more insider secrets than you will ever decipher.
Category: Rock / Alternative / Progressive
Album: Hollow Shrine
Blurb: An auspicious and adventurous debut from a band that bridges the gap between progressively minded technicality and rocking southern comfort.