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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Jul 2015 27

The Kahless Clone - An Endless LoopThe Kahless Clone
Category: Post-Rock / Ambient / Goth
Album: An Endless Loop
Stars: 4
Blurb: A rich and powerful debut from the new side project of Novembers Doom guitarist Vito Marchese, no less heavy in its scope, and perhaps more majestic in its cinematic atmosphere.

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Jul 2015 27

W.O.R.M. - The SingularityW.O.R.M.
Category: Industrial / Rock / Post-Punk
Album: The Singularity
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Marred by substandard production, the rock & roll energy and musicality demonstrated by this band is paid a grave injustice on what should’ve been a better album.

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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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