Dec 2013 23

Virgins O.R Pigeons - Bleed to Lead EPVirgins O.R Pigeons
Category: EBM / Electro
Album: Bleed to Lead EP
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: This Greek band’s comeback from the brink of oblivion packs an uncanny sonic punch and, even more impressively, heralds even greater things on the band’s horizon.

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Dec 2013 23

We Are Temporary - Afterthoughts EPWe Are Temporary
Category: Electro
Album: Afterthoughts EP
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Endearing, desperate, and progressively disheartening, Mark Roberts’ eclectic angst-ridden brainchild gushes with affection and demands to be heard.

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Dec 2013 23

Distorted Memory - The Eternal ReturnDistorted Memory
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: The Eternal Return
Stars: 4
Blurb: The third offering from Canada’s dark tribal outfit capitalizes on both polar tropes of its craft, making for an intense, rhythmical, and overwhelmingly moody experience.

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Dec 2013 23

The Peoples Republic of Europe - D/sThe Peoples Republic of Europe
Category: Industrial / Power Noise
Album: D/s
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: While there are definitely hues of creativity underneath the surface of its psychotic throbs, D/s ultimately falls short of the maturity we all know this Dutch power noise act possesses.

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Dec 2013 23

Technoir - We Came for LoveTechnoir
Category: Synthpop
Album: We Came for Love
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: It’s a desired symptom of life from Technoir, but the EP itself is far from being a definitive proof of the band’s resurrection.

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Dec 2013 23

Machine Rox - Activate Your AngerMachine Rox
Genre: Industrial / Metal
Album: Activate Your Anger
Stars: 3
Blurb: Machine Rox – where ‘90s industrial goes to die.

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Dec 2013 09

CZAR - No One is Alone If No One is AliveCZAR
Category: Metal / Experimental
Album: No One is Alone If No One is Alive
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: A relentlessly cold and passionate delivery of acerbic experimental metal that sees this Chicago trio taking the next step in its evolution.

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