Jun 2015 02

Front Line Assembly - Kampfbereit <Combat-Ready> DVDFor three decades, the name of Front Line Assembly has been synonymous with underground electro/industrial music; renowned for innovative production techniques that blend cinematic soundscapes, pulsating EBM rhythms and bass lines, and aggressive yet subtly melodic song structures, Bill Leeb and his revolving door of collaborators have given voice to a generation and a style of music that remains as vital as when it first emerged in 1986. [..]

Apr 2015 14

Bella Morte - ExorcismsBella Morte
Category: Darkwave / Goth
Album: Exorcisms
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Bella Morte has not disappointed once in the 18 years the band has been releasing music, so why would this new album from them be any different?

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Apr 2015 14

Davey Suicide - Worldwide SuicideDavey Suicide
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Worldwide Suicide
Stars: 2
Blurb: While pushing the “Be Yourself” notion through this album, the band itself seems to have a complete lack of that same sense of originality.

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Apr 2015 14

Alter Der Ruine - I Will Remember It All DifferentlyAlter Der Ruine
Category: Industrial
Album: I Will Remember It All Differently
Stars: 4
Blurb: Returning after a three year split, ADR shows us the great strides that were taken to improve and impress, resulting in this outstanding album.

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Apr 2015 07

PIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies - Compound Eye SessionsPIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Compound Eye Sessions
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Two industrial legends return after a long silence, pooling their collective resources to offer up an album that proves both are as venomous and as vital, as belligerent and as boisterous as ever.

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Apr 2015 07

GoFight - Napalm BabyGoFight
Category: Electroscuzz / Electro / Industrial
Album: Napalm Baby
Stars: 5
Blurb: Chicago’s premier electroscuzz act cranks into overdrive on this sophomore album, sounding both fresh and fashionable and offering up one hell of a good time!

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Apr 2015 07

Julien-K - California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital CitiesJulien-K
Category: Electro / Rock / Goth
Album: California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital Cities
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Darkly sensual, cinematic, and ironic, Julien-K takes listeners through the Palm Tree-laden boulevards of California’s underbelly with a danceable and energetic rocker of a third album.

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