Jul 2015 06

Encephalon - PsychogenesisEncephalon
Category: Industrial / Electro / Experimental
Album: Psychogenesis
Stars: 4
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.

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Jul 2015 06

Deadstart Assembly - Blame It on the DevilDeadstar Assembly
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Blame It on the Devil
Stars: 3.5
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.

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Jul 2015 06

Amelia Arsenic - Carbon Black EPAmelia Arsenic
Category: Electro / Industrial / Hip-Hop
Album: Carbon Black EP
Stars: 4
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.

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Jul 2015 06

Dub Witch - Under a Dub Witch MoonDub Witch
Category: Electro-pop / Witch-House / Experimental
Album: Under a Dub Witch Moon
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Eerily catchy yet dynamically unconventional, this latest outing from the great Stella Soleil is a beautiful and otherworldly musical journey.

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Jun 2015 19

PIG vs. Primitive Race - Long in the Tooth EPPIG vs. Primitive Race
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Long in the Tooth EP
Stars: 4.5
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.

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Jun 2015 19

The Gothsicles - Squid IcarusThe Gothsicles
Category: EBM / Industrial
Album: Squid Icarus
Stars: 5
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.

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Jun 2015 19

The SixxiS - Hollow ShrineThe SixxiS
Category: Rock / Alternative / Progressive
Album: Hollow Shrine
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: An auspicious and adventurous debut from a band that bridges the gap between progressively minded technicality and rocking southern comfort.

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