Nov 2013 11

Himiko - DethnoizzzHimiko
Category: Noise / Industrial / Metal
Album: Dethnoizzz
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Goregrind and death metal deconstructed and mutated into a vicious, and perhaps thankfully brief, display of digital hardcore violence.

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Nov 2013 11

Anti-Mechanism - Moments Before the CollapseAnti-Mechanism
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: Moments Before the Collapse
Stars: 3
Blurb: Orchestral arrangements of furious synths and guitars and distorted vocals evoking life in the impending chaos of the apocalypse make for a darkly engaging if somewhat predictable debut album.

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Nov 2013 11

Iron Fist of the Sun - Who Will Help Me Wash My Right HandIron Fist of the Sun
Category: Industrial / Experimental / Ambient
Album: Who Will Help Me Wash My Right Hand
Stars: 3
Blurb: An exploration of music as art that can be both interesting and somewhat unsatisfying.

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Nov 2013 11

Steel Hook Prostheses - The Empirics GuildSteel Hook Prostheses
Category: Power Noise
Album: The Empirics Guild
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: While most of the implicative themes centered on depravity, psychological anguish, and pessimism have already been delved into, it’s refreshing when an act facilitates the thought process rather than shoving it down the audience’s throat.

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Nov 2013 11

Lovelorn Dolls - The House of WondersLovelorn Dolls
Genre: Goth / Metal / Electro
Album: The House of Wonders
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Despite the lack of any memorable hooks, this clearly talented band paints a luscious fantasy world.

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Nov 2013 05

Nine Inch Nails

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Nov 2013 01

Various Artists - Ambient Selections Vol. 1Various Artists
Category: Compilations / Ambient
Album: Ambient Selections Vol. 1
Stars: 3
Blurb: A collection of undiluted and pure ambient music from this specialty label makes for a lovely and lush listen.

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